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Clarks Runners Beaten At Royal Ascot Meeting Proud Scot Whips Rock and Rye, JaYotte Unplaced in Coronation By VERNON MORGAN Reuters Racing Editor ASCOT PARK, Berkshire, England, June 13. — American Robert Sterling Clarks Rock and Rye finished second in the 12-furlong Bessborough Stakes at the Royal Ascot meeting today. The Clark performer was beaten a length and half by Proud Scot, a four-year-old by Scottish Union. Rock and Rye gave the winner 14 pounds, so his effort was considered good despite his defeat. He led into the straightaway and it was only close to home that he was passed by the winner. Clarks other performer today, the filly, Javotte, disappointed, finishing unplaced in the Coronation Stakes and far back of the winner, Belle of All. Belle of All, winner of the One Thousand Guineas, cantered away from her opposition much to the delight of the crowd who installed her a 15 to 8 choice. Gordon Richards had the daughter of Nasrullah five lengths on top at the wire, with the French filly Djebellica second. Another French filly, Marcel Boussacs Monrovia, also ran second today, being five lengths behind the Chinese Cracker, in the Inrib-blesdale Stakes. Val Dassam, four-year-old filly owned by the Irish sportsman, Maj. Dermot Mc-Calmont, won the ,000 Royal Hunt Cup, big handicap sprint of the Royal meeting. Under Neville Sellwood, he won comfortably by two lengths over Fair Judgment.