Roya McKinney was a 1911 foal by McKinney-Princess Royal, the breeder being William Simpson. She made a name for herself as a broodmare and was the first dam to produce two 2:00 performers, Rose Scott and Highland Scott. Later a third foal, Scotland, went in 1:59 1/4. Roya McKinney died at Poplar Hill Farm in 1939.
Published in the Harness Racing Museum's 1994 book, The Immortals