May 20, 2022

Letruska’s speed too much for Apple Blossom foes

April 23, 2022 0

Seizing control at the break, champion Letruska led wire-to-wire to earn her second consecutive victory in Saturday’s $1 million Apple Blossom H. (G1). The classy six-year-old mare joined the likes of Hall of Famers Azeri, […]

Letruska battles back to edge Monomoy Girl in epic Apple Blossom

April 17, 2021 0

Saturday’s $1 million Apple Blossom H. (G1) promised to be one of the greatest renewals in its storied history, and the Oaklawn Park feature did not disappoint. Only the epic battle of champions turned out a bit differently from the script. Instead of Eclipse Award winners Monomoy Girl and Swiss Skydiver fighting out the finish, it was former Mexican champion Letruska who outdueled Monomoy Girl, as the pair left Swiss Skydiver well back in third. […]

Best of Hanson: 2020 Anthology

December 27, 2020 0

The cessation of racing in most jurisdictions during the darker days of the pandemic last spring afforded me the opportunity to produce a few more historically-oriented features during the course of the year than would […]

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