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Yoshida (JPN)

  • Jockey
    Joel Rosario
  • Trainer
    William I. Mott
  • Owner
    China Horse Club International Ltd. & WinStar Farm
  • Breeder
    Northern Farm
  • Sire
    Heart's Cry (JPN)
  • Dam
    Hilda's Passion

Lifetime Stats

Earnings
$
Breeders’ Cup Winner
2018 Woodward Stakes*
6
2019 Graded Stakes Points

Previous Races

ReplayDateRaceTrackGradeFinish
August 03, 2019Whitney S.SARATOGA12
June 15, 2019Stephen Foster S.CHURCHILL DOWNS26
March 30, 2019Dubai World Cup Sponsored By Emirates AirlineMEYDAN RACECOURSE16
January 26, 2019Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational S.GULFSTREAM PARK16
ReplayDateRaceTrackGradeFinish
November 03, 2018Breeders' Cup ClassicCHURCHILL DOWNS14
September 01, 2018Woodward S. Presented by NYRA BetsSARATOGA11
August 11, 2018Fourstardave H.SARATOGA15
June 19, 2018Queen Anne S.ASCOT15
May 05, 2018Old Forester Turf Classic S.CHURCHILL DOWNS11
ReplayDateRaceTrackGradeFinish
October 07, 2017Hill Prince S.BELMONT PARK31
September 02, 2017Saranac S.SARATOGA32
August 04, 2017National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame S.SARATOGA22
July 08, 2017Belmont Derby Invitational S.BELMONT PARK15
May 20, 2017James W. Murphy S.PIMLICO 1
April 09, 2017 KEENELAND 1
ReplayDateRaceTrackGradeFinish
November 19, 2016 AQUEDUCT 2

The Latest

  • August 20, 2019

    TVG Pacific Classic Winner Higher Power Surges to No. 5 in Latest Breeders’ Cup Classic Rankings 

    Hronis Racing’s 4-year-old Higher Power, runaway winner of Saturday’s $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar, has surged to the No. 5 spot in the latest Breeders’ Cup Classic Rankings, while Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman’s 4-year-old McKinzie, winner of the Whitney (G1), has retained the No. 1 position.

  • August 13, 2019

    Whitney Winner McKinzie Remains on top in Latest Breeders’ Cup Classic Rankings  

    Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman’s 4-year-old McKinzie, winner of both the Alysheba Stakes (G2) and the Whitney (G1), has retained the No. 1 position in the Breeders’ Cup Classic Rankings for the 10th consecutive week. Trained by three-time Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) winner, Bob Baffert, McKinzie accumulated 303 votes this week, and leads Godolphin’s two-time Dubai World Cup (G1) winner Thunder  Snow (IRE) (252 votes) in second place. 

  • August 3, 2019

    McKinzie Captures Whitney at Saratoga and Gains Automatic Berth into Breeders’ Cup Classic 

    Mike Pegram, Karl Watson and Paul Weitman’s 4-year-old McKinzie ($3.70), under jockey Mike Smith, held off the fast-closing 5-year-old Yoshida to win Saturday’s 92nd running of the 1 1/8-mile, $1 million Whitney at Saratoga Race Course by 1 ¾ lengths, and secured an automatic berth into the Breeders’ Cup World Championships through the Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series.