Makoto Kaneko (businessman)
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Makoto Kaneko (金子真人 Kaneko Makoto, born March 15, 1945 in 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 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.
- White Vessel
- 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.
- Biggs, Stuart; Kanoko Matsuyama (December 24, 2006). "`Deep Impact' Heads to Stud After Record Win in Japan (Update1) - Bloomberg". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 20 April 2011.
- "Maui course tees it up for the wealthy" Pacific Business News
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