Maine Chance Changes Trainers, Daily Racing Form, 1952-05-09


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MaineChanceChangesTrainers MaineChanceChangesTrainersBELMONT BELMONT PARK Elmont L I N Y May 8 Rumors of dissension between Mrs Elizabeth N Graham mistress of the Maine Chance Farm and trainer Willie Booth that have circulated for several days crystallized when the program for todays races carried Roger Whittington as the trainer of the stables Belle Jet Whit ¬ tington has been the Maine Chance fore ¬ man for several years and received his trainers license early this week Booth who succeeded Monte Parke in the Maine Chance post is assembling a public stable Parke was preceded in the job by George Odom who followed William Stonebridge who replaced Jack Skirvin who came after Jimmy Smith Tom Smith then back to Clarence Buxton Others on the Maine Chance trainer roster include Hugh Duf ford Alex Gordon Dave Englander Pete Battle George Strate and others too nu ¬ merous to detail

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