Margaux Farm is pleased to announce that Richard Budge has been hired as its General Manager, and will be assuming his role on March 4th, 2019.
“I am thrilled to have Richard, with his extensive thoroughbred training and management experience, join the team at Margaux,” said Jim Hill, Margaux Farm owner. “The farm has many experienced, but still young managers, who are looking forward to the mentorship that Richard can provide.”
Budge, a well known and respected horseman, brings over 40 years of international experience to Margaux. He comes to the farm following 17 very successful years at WinStar Farm as head trainer, where he oversaw the training of many G1 winners, including Triple Crown winner Justify, Songbird, Honor Code, Super Saver, Forever Unbridled and Uncle Mo.
"I am honored by the confidence and trust put in me by the owners Jim and Susan Hill,” said Budge. “I am excited about this opportunity, along with the new set of challenges that will be presented and I look forward to continuing the growth of Margaux into an elite farm, rehabilitation and training center."