Espresso Shot

Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: Zanatta Banking On Some New York ‘Espresso’

The Espresso Shot keeping Dan Zanatta awake late at night these days isn’t of the caffeinated variety. Rather, the 32-year-old owner is pondering the next steps for his talented sophomore filly bearing the same name: a New York-bred daughter of Mission Impazible. Last Saturday’s Busher Stakes win at Aqueduct earned the equine Espresso Shot a […]

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New York-Bred Espresso Shot Scores Oaks Points In Busher Invitational

New York-bred Espresso Shot rallied from near the back of the pack to earn a three-quarter length score in Saturday’s $250,000 Busher Invitational to close out a lucrative Gotham Day card at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by Jorge Abreu for owners NY Final Furlong Racing Stable, Maspeth Stables and Parkland Thoroughbreds, the 3-year-old daughter of Mission […]

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Mr. Buff Out-Muscles Twisted Tom In Alex M. Robb

Chester and Mary Broman’s homebred Mr. Buff outmuscled Twisted Tom in a stirring stretch duel to capture Saturday’s co-featured $100,000 Alex M. Robb at Aqueduct Racetrack. Trained by John Kimmel, Mr. Buff arrived at the 1 1/8-mile test for New York-bred stock on a 2-race win streak but in search of his first stakes score. […]

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Juvenile Fillies Turf: Abreu Has Pair Of Contenders In Jessamine, Final BC Challenge Qualifier

Trainer Jorge Abreu, who went out on his own in 2016 and saddled his first Keeneland winner this spring, will be gunning for his first Keeneland stakes victory Wednesday when he sends out two runners in the 28th running of the $200,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine (G2) for 2-year-old fillies going 1 1/16 miles on the turf. Representing Abreu […]

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