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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘Boss’ Dictates His Own Schedule At Margaux

Every racehorse is different, and what works for one doesn’t always work for another. Totally Boss, for instance, performs at his best when he splits his time between Margaux Farm and trainer Rusty Arnold’s barn at the track. “He seems to be thriving,” said Jim Hill, who owns the colt and Margaux Farm along with […]

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Budge Named General Manager At Margaux Farm

Margaux Farm is pleased to announce that Richard Budge has been hired as its general manager, and will be assuming his role on March 4. “I am thrilled to have Richard, with his extensive Thoroughbred training and management experience, join the team at Margaux,” said Jim Hill, Margaux Farm’s owner. “The farm has many experienced, […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: A ‘Passport’ To A Second Career

There’s no doubt about it, Brookline was bred for greatness. Out of the iconic broodmare Cara Rafaela, a Grade 1 winner herself who produced the likes of superstar sire Bernardini, Brookline had some big shoes to fill. It was at Margaux Farm, a Thoroughbred training center located in Midway, Ky., that farm trainer Dermot Littlefield […]

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Shadwell Turf Mile Hero Grand Arch Retired To Owners’ Farm

Jim and Susan Hill’s Grand Arch, winner of the 2015 Shadwell Turf Mile (G1) and third that year in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) at Keeneland, has been retired to a life of leisure at the Hills’ Margaux Farm in nearby Midway, Kentucky. “He is enjoying his retirement,” trainer Brian Lynch said. “He had a […]

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Multiple G1 Winner Devil His Due Dies At 28

Multiple grade I winner and sire Devil His Due has died at the age of 28. He was euthanized the morning of May 22 due to infirmities of old age, according to Margaux Farm general manager Michael Hardy. On the track, Devil His Due carried the colors of Lion Crest Stable to the winner’s circle […]

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Photos Of The Week: Bluegrass Bliss

This past weekend was a little light on graded stakes action, so the latest edition of Photos of the Week features scenes from beautiful Margaux Farm in Midway, Ky. Spanning 650 acres, Margaux Farm is open year-round for boarding, training, and rehabilitation. The farm has three unique tracks, two all-weather and one on turf, and […]

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Hills Purchase Remaining Interest of Margaux Farm

Margaux Farm has announced transition of sole ownership to Jim and Susan Hill of Calgary, Alberta. In 2012 the Hills first acquired a partnership interest in the farm, later purchasing 320 acres adjoining the original 320-acre Margaux property. Successful runners for the Hills include horses such as SOLID APPEAL, GRAND ARCH, GO BLUE OR GO […]

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Hills’ Purchase of Margaux Farm Announced

Steve and Shelley Johnson and Dr. Joseph and Lynn Fowler have sold their interests in Margaux Farm, located in Midway, Kentucky, to Jim and Susan Hill of Calgary, Alberta. Jim and Susan Hill acquired a partnership interest in Margaux Farm in 2012, which they operated along with the Fowlers and Johnsons, and in 2013 the […]

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Awesome Baby Front-Running Santa Ynez Winner

Kaleem Shah’s Awesome Baby went wire to wire under Mike Smith to win the Grade 2 Santa Ynez Stakes for 3-year-old fillies on Saturday. The $200,000 race drew just four entries, two of them trained by Bob Baffert, who conditioned the winner and third-place finisher Crushed Velvet. Taste Like Candy, from the barn of Jerry […]

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Margaux Farm Unveils Expansion Plans

Margaux Farm principals Jim and Susan Hill, Dr. Joseph Fowler and his wife, Lynn, and Steve and Shelley Johnson, announced today the purchase of an additional 320 acres adjoining the current property located in Midway, Kentucky. “After we completed our synthetic training track in 2012, we started to expand our starting and training operation,” stated […]

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