Makoto Kaneko (金子真人 Kaneko Makoto, born March 15, 1945, from Tokyo) is the President, CEO and Representative Director of Zuken Inc., a public listed multinational corporation in the Tokyo Stock Exchange. He also owns the exclusive golf club, The King Kamehameha Golf Club in Hawaii.
Makoto Kaneko is better known as a prominent horse owner in Japan. He is the owner of Deep Impact, one of the most famous racehorses in Japanese history.
Makoto Kaneko's famous racehorses 
- He won the Sprinters Stakes and the Yasuda Kinen.
- He has 4 course records. Because of his strength, He was called "White Secretariat".
- She won the Queen Elizabeth II Commemorative Cup and challenged the Dubai World Cup twice. Her younger brother Silent Deal is also Makoto's horse.
- He was traded to Godolphin Racing.
- He won the Tokyo Yushun (Japanese Derby) for the first time as Kaneko's horse.
- He was also one of the strongest dirt-horses in Japan. He won 7 GI dirt-races.
- He won 7 GI races including the Japanese Triple Crown in 2005, and challenged the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe held in 2006.
- He was the first white horse in Japan Racing Association history to win a race. His father is Kurofune and mother is Shirayukihime who is also a white horse; White Vessel is a full brother of Yukichan.
- She won the Japanese Fillies' Triple Crown in 2010.