Yoshida (JPN) takes aim at Breeders' Cup Classic (G1)
Monday, October 29, 2018
WinStar Farm will shoot for their second Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) on Saturday at Churchill Downs when the multiple Grade 1 winner Yoshida goes postward in the $6 million championship.

WinStar, who won the 2011 Classic at Churchill with Drosselmeyer, co-owns Yoshida with China Horse Club, SF Racing LLC and Head of Plains Partners. 

Yoshida's first Grade 1 win this year came at Churchill, but on the grass in the Turf Classic (G1) on Derby Day. In his first dirt start of his career, he won the Sept. 1 Woodward S. (G1) at Saratoga in an extremely impressive performance.

The 4-year-old son of Heart's Cry (JPN), trained by Bill Mott, drew post 10 in the 14-horse field. He'll be ridden by Jose Ortiz, who was aboard for the Turf Classic win. 

Post time for the Classic, race 11, is 5:44 p.m. ET. The race will be televised live on NBC.
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