Our Manager

Danny Cardoza has been managing JL Ranch for over 11 years and lives on the property with his wife Debbie.  He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the 2600 acre racehorse and cattle ranch.  His duties consist of the overall maintenance and management of the brood mares, babies, weanlings, breaking, training and sales prep of the racehorse yearlings. He also overseas and manages the Angus cattle operation.

Danny is a Hall of Fame jockey whose riding career spanned over 26 years. He also trained 11 AQHA World Champion Running horses during his ten year training career and is a well known and respected horseman.