Keyword: Bill Backer

  • Bill Backer and Wayne Chatfield-Taylor at the 2015 VTA awards celebration

    Backer Shared His Love of Thoroughbreds

    William M. "Bill" Backer, who after teaching the world that sharing a Coke could bring people together imparted his passion for Thoroughbreds, died Friday, May 13, in Warrenton, Va.

  • Maryland Marketing Task Force to be Formed

    Several departments of Maryland state government including the racing commission will be part of a marketing task force to be announced Monday (Oct. 23) at the commission's monthly meeting.