Keyword: Shunsuke Yoshida

  • Don't Tell Sophia was purchased for $1.2 million

    Don't Tell Sophia Brings $1.2 Million

    Grade I winner Don't Tell Sophia, bought by trainer Phil Sims for $1,000 as a yearling, was purchased by Shunsuke Yoshida for $1.2 million during the early portion of the Nov. 2 session of the Keeneland November sale.

  • Dual grade I winner Zazu fetched $2.1 million during the first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6.

    GI Winner Zazu Fetches $2.1M at Keeneland

    Dual grade I winner Zazu fetched $2.1 million from Katsumi Yoshida's Japan-based Northern Farm at the Keeneland November breeding stock sale Nov. 6. She was consigned by William S. Farish's Lane's End, agent.

  • Buena Vista rallies late to win the Japan Cup.

    Buena Vista Earns Japan Cup Redemption

    Buena Vista, disqualified from first to second for interference in last year's Japan Cup (Jpn-I), found no such problems this year. The 5-year-old mare surged late to win the $6.1 million event Nov. 27 at Tokyo Racecourse.

  • 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri brought $2,250,000 to top session one of the Keeneland November breeding stock auction.

    Gross Plunges 45.2% at Keeneland Nov. Opener

    The struggling Thoroughbred marketplace stumbled badly yet again as the Keeneland November breeding stock auction opened its 13-day run in Lexington Nov. 10.

  • Azeri, the 2002 Horse of the Year, brought $2,250,000 during the opening session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington.

    Azeri Sells for $2.25 Million at Keeneland

    Azeri, the 2002 Horse of the Year, brought $2,250,000 early in the afternoon of Nov. 10 during the opening session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington. The price was the highest so far during the auction.

  • Ermine in the Keeneland barn area prior to selling for $1.3 million on Nov. 3.

    Ermine Brings $1.3 Million at Keeneland

    Ermine, winner of the 2007 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I), sold for $1.3 million early during the Nov. 3 opening session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington. Shunsuke Yoshida signed the sale ticket, acting on behalf of his father, Katsumi Yoshida, who owns Northern Farm in Japan.

  • Sizzling Start to Tattersalls' Breeze-Up Sale

    A fantastic trade at Tattersalls' Breeze-Up Sale's opening night in Newmarket Wednesday saw 18 six-figure lots (compared to 19 at the entire 2005 sale). The turnover soared by 65% to 5.65 million guineas, while the 75,413 guineas average and 55,000 guineas median were both up by 45%.

  • Railings Wins Caulfied Cup; Japan's Eye Popper Just Beaten

    Should Japan owner Shunsuke Yoshida accept the challenge of running Eye Popper in the Melbourne Cup (Aust-I), he should be assured of a greater representation from his country's media at Flemington Nov. 1 than witnessed the horse's grand Caulfield Cup (Aust-I) second Oct. 15.