Ignacio Correas, IV
Ignacio Correas, IV joined the Sagamore Racing team as lead trainer in 2009 and oversees all training operations for the Thoroughbreds. He prepares the horses daily workout schedules, helps determine race entries, and is responsible for the health of the horses.
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Ignacio has been working with horses his entire life and comes from a family that has been involved with Thoroughbred training since 1876. His international horse training career brings vast experience to Sagamore Farm and their race horses.
Notable horses Ignacio has trained include Monzon, who won the 2011 Count Fleet Stakes and ran in the Belmont Stakes later that year, becoming the first Sagamore horse to run in a Triple Crown race under Kevin Plank's ownership. He also trained, Millionreasonswhy, winner of the Grade II Matron Stakes at Belmont Park when she was a two-year-old filly in 2011.
Current noteworthy horses he trains include one of Sagamore's most seasoned colts, Humble and Hungry, and up and coming homebred filly, Walkwithapurpose. Humble and Hungry hit the board in all six of his entries as a three-year-old, and won the Grade III Commonwealth Turf Stakes at Churchill Downs in November 2011. Walkwithapurpose finished 5-0 during Laurel Park's winter meet and captured the Maryland Juvenile Filly Championship in 2012.
Ignacio lives with his wife in Owings Mills, Md. and has two sons.