Managing Member David Ingordo was bred into the sport of Thoroughbred racing. He is the son of a jockey agent, Jerry Ingordo, who managed such Hall of Fame riders such as Laffit Pincay Jr., Sandy Hawley, and Patrick Valenzuela. David’s mother, Dottie Ingordo-Shirreffs, is respected as one of the greatest racing managers in the history of the sport. His stepfather is world renown Thoroughbred trainer, John Shirreffs, who trained the 2005 Kentucky Derby winner GIACOMO and developed the history making 2010 Horse of the Year ZENYATTA. Ingordo went to work for legendary Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel at the age of 14. He quickly rose to be one of the youngest assistant trainers in the country at the age of 18. Upon graduating from high school, he attended the University of Kentucky where he worked in the mornings at Juddmonte Farms.
Following his time at UK, Ingordo went to work for Walmac International and quickly became the head of its bloodstock department where he worked for five years before establishing his own bloodstock management and acquisition agency, Ingordo Bloodstock, LLC. David is married to Cherie DeVaux and he has a horse and animal loving daughter, Reagan.
David has purchased such Thoroughbreds as 2010 Horse of the Year & two time Breeders’ Cup winner and Hall of Fame member ZENYATTA, 2018 Breeders’ Cup Classic and Eclipse Award Champion Older Male ACCELERATE, 2015 Eclipse Award Champion 3yo Filly STELLAR WIND, 2015 Eclipse Award Champion Older Horse HONOR CODE, G1 & Breeders’ Cup winner, and Eclipse Award Champion Turf Filly of 2017 LADY ELI, G1 & Breeders’ Cup winner, and Eclipse Award Champion Two-Year old Colt of 2010 UNCLE MO, G1 winner HARD NOT TO LOVE, G1 winner CONCRETE ROSE, G1 winner WEEP NO MORE, G1 winner GIFT BOX, G1 winner SWITCH, G1 winner BALL DANCING, G1 winner & Kentucky Derby participant GORMLEY, G1 winner WICKED STYLE, G1 winner TARLOW, G1 winner MAJESTICPERFECTION, G1 winner DECORATED INVADER, G1 winner CRISP, G1 winner FLAGSTAFF, G1 winner COMBATANT, G1 winner HIGHER POWER, G1 winner CISTRON, G1 winner ZAZU, G1 winner LADY OF SHAMROCK, G1 winner and 2012 Kentucky Derby runner up BODEMEISTER, G1 winner and 2021 Belmont runner up PAYNTER, G1 winner and 2020 Kentucky Derby 2nd betting choice, HONOR A.P., G1 winner and 2021 Kentucky Derby 2nd betting choice ROCK YOUR WORLD and most recently 2021 Pacific Classic (G1) winner, TRIPOLI, G1 winner of the Hollywood Derby, BEYOND BRILLIANT, and the rising superstar of the sport, G1 Malibu S. winner FLIGHTLINE. 2022 has started off where 2021 left off with EXPRESS TRAIN winning an important prep for the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) and MORELLO announcing his presence as a play on the Kentucky Derby, both over the February 6th weekend.