Rick Trontz, a former partner in Margaux, left the farm earlier this year and is devoting full time to his Hopewell Farm near Midway.
Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Fowler Jr. have joined Margaux Farm as part owners with Steve Johnson and Dr. Ira Mersack. Dr. Fowler, a dermatologist, will coordinate racing and breeding partnerships and syndications. He will be involved in the yearling sales and will act as racing manager with Mersack.Lynn Fowler, a registered nurse, will be primarily involved with marketing and promotion and will assist with syndications and racing management. The couple lives in eastern Louisville.