David has been invaluable to us. He’s our eyes and our voice in Kentucky. His knowledge and understanding of the game from a young age have been
very important to us.
- Jerry Moss
David has an incredible eye for horses, but more important is that he’s honest and has integrity. He deals with a lot of people but manages it well, and I’m delighted he picks out horses for me.
- Pablo Suarez
Originally from Arcadia, California, David Ingordo was bred into sport of Thoroughbred racing. He is the son of a jockey agent, Jerry Ingordo, who handled such Hall of Fame riders such as Laffit Pincay Jr., Sandy Hawley, and Patrick Valenzuela and whose mother, Dottie Ingordo-Shirreffs, is respected as one of the greatest racing managers in the history of the sport. Ingordo went to work for Legendary Hall of Fame trainer Bobby Frankel at the age of 14. From the position of hot walker, 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 their bloodstock department where he worked for five years before establishing his own bloodstock management and acquisition agency, Ingordo Bloodstock Services.
As a procurer of the finest bloodstock in the world, David has purchased such outstanding Thoroughbreds as 2010 Horse of the Year and two time Breeder’s Cup Champion ZENYATTA, G1 winner at Keeneland WICKED STYLE, G1 winner at Santa Anita TARLOW, G1 winner at Saratoga MAJESTICPERFECTION, and International G1 winner PERSONAL RUSH, among many others. 2010 marked a milestone year with six individual G1 winners in CRISP, MAJESTICPERFECTION, MONA DE MOMMA, SWITCH, UNCLE MO, AND ZENYATTA.
Since the outset of his career, David has had the professional goal of establishing a successful business that focuses on honesty, integrity, transparency, and success for clients while exposing them to the premier levels of this exhilarating industry. With Ingordo’s track record of success and experience he can introduce both new and experienced owners to the excitement of owning winning Thoroughbred racehorses.
David is the Chairman of the Race for Education, a charity that provides scholastic tuition assistance to equine industry employee’s children. He is also one of the founding members of Vision 20/20, a group which educates and engages tomorrow’s Thoroughbred Industry leaders.
Executive Assistant to David Ingordo