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Point of Entry swings wide, pulls away in Sword Dancer

Sunday, August 19, 2012
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The planned point of attack was still a full furlong away, so it was no trouble for Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez to duck inside for a few more seconds.

Sitting fourth entering the far turn in Saturday’s Grade I $600,000 Sword Dancer over 11⁄2 miles over at Saratoga Race Course, he was aboard favored Point of Entry when Newsdad, running third at the time, took a misstep on the turf.

Point of Entry came in at the half-mile pole before swinging four-wide at the quarter pole to make his run, pulling away to win by four lengths....

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