John Shirreffs
Leavenworth Â

Currently Residing:
Calif. USA

John shirreffs\'s wife Dottie Ingordo-Shirreffs.Grew up around horses on hisÂfamily\'s farm near Neufields, N.H. Father bred horses with Peter Fuller, owner of disqualified 1968 Kentucky Derby winner Dancerâs Image and Hall of Famer Mom\'s Command.After being discharged, he settled in California after meeting Henry Freitas, then-manager of Loma Rica Ranch.

Took out his trainerâ s license in 1978 and operated a small stable in Northern California . For Marty and Pam Wygod, he trains Life is Sweet, moved to his barn at the end of 2008.Shirr effs saddled her to win the G1 Santa Margarita Handicap, and the G2 El Encino and La Canada Stakes in 2009.Shirr effs also trained Giacomo\'s half-broth er Tiago to two Grade 1 victories. In 2008, Tiago won the G2 Oaklawn Handicap, was second in the G1 Goodwood and third in the Breeders\' Cup Classic in front of fourth-pla ce Curlin, the 2008 Horse of the Year.Shirr effs\' trainee Hollywood Story is one of a handful of horses to make four Breedersâ Cup appearance s, with her best result a fourth-pla ce finish in the 2003 Juvenile Fillies.Pa st major stakes winners include: Manistique , Starrer, After Market, Tarlow, Stanley Park, Bertrando, Borodislew , Radu Cool, David Copperfiel d, Proposed, A.P. Warrior, Makeup Artist, Private Chef and Van Rouge.Shir reffs has started his horses only 87 times as of Oct. 25, 2009, but the stable has won 18 races and earned $1,818,332 .

Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2011 18 2 4 3 $174,300