Letruska carries hopes of a nation into Breeder’s Cup

Letruska comes into the Breeder's Cup as the favorite.

The five-year old mare is the daughter of 2010 Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver and has won her first sever career races

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November 5, 2021 - 2:00 PM

John Velazquez rode Medina Spirit to win the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky. on May 1, 2021.

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Coming from Mexico, where he has dominated racing, Fausto Gutierrez is at his first Breeders’ Cup with the best horse he’s ever had in his stable.

And the trainer is expecting big things from Letruska.

“She is a horse with a very special mind,” he said. “She is ready for this.”

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