||Bill Martin Fills Vacancy on TTHBPA Board
At its meeting on September 20, the Board of Directors of the Texas Thoroughbred
HBPA selected William A. "Bill" Martin to fill the director
vacancy left by the resignation of former longtime director and past president
John O. Roark. Martin will serve for the remainder of Roark's term, which
goes through December 31, 2008.
Martin, a native of Wichita Falls, Texas, has been involved in horse
racing since 1979, when he formed Martin Racing Stables, LLC. Since that
time, Martin has enjoyed breeding and selling Thoroughbreds, as well as
racing them at most of the major racetracks around the United States.
He has also served on the Texas Thoroughbred Association (TTA)'s Race
Martin is the CEO/Chairman of Leadership Properties, Inc. of Dallas,