Sportsmans Ends Successful Meet: Cerberus, Devalue Among Nine Seeking Governors Handicap at 1 1-8 Miles, Daily Racing Form, 1946-05-11


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Sportsmans Ends Successful Meet MeetCerberus Cerberus Devalue Among Nine Seeking Governors Handicap at 1 18 Miles MilesSPORTSMANS SPORTSMANS PARK Cicero HI May 10 The National Jockey Club operators of this popular little plant will bow out of the racing scene until the fall when it offers the final program of its 13day ses ¬ sion tomorrow with the Governors Hand ¬ icap a mile and oneeighth grind provid ¬ ing the most tasty morsel on an attractive menu In addition to the headliner the McLaughlin Snyder a three year old handicap that will bring together seven of the better threeyearolds here has been carded cardedHolding Holding down the top spot in the Gov ¬ ernors Handicap will be Clyde Troutts Cerberus last years distance title holder at this track The veteran completed his 1945 campaign with five consecutive win ¬ ning performances here and it wasnt until Wednesday that he returned to action In that test Cerberus closed loads of ground from a slow beginning but found the sevenfurlong distance too short and was beaten slightly more than a length for all the money moneyDevalue Devalue Without Win at Session SessionStill Still seeking a victory at this meeting will be the Happy Hour Farms Devalue winner of the 50000 Stars and Stripes Handicap last year The veteran has started twice at this meeting but on both occa ¬ sions he found the distance too short and when it came time for him to uncork his vaunted stretch speed it was too late In the Governors Handicap he shapes up as the strongest kind of contender against Cerberus for it is generally conceded that he has the best of the weight allotments and the distance will move him up several notches notchesOthers Others in the Governors are Rosy Brand Zo Zo Signals Bloke Quizzle Rockwood Lou Vanflag and Quibs Bally The second appearance of Mrs A Gaals The Dude is likely to whet the appetites of those looking for a real good solid favo ¬ rite He is regarded as a definite starter in the McLaughlinSnyder

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