Rocky Heights is Winner for Stout: Gives Popular New Jersey Rider Third Straight Tally on Card at Monmouth Park, Daily Racing Form, 1952-06-17


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t | j ; j 1 ! I | j ; : I , • ! , I .Rocky Heights Is Winner for Stout Gives Popular New Jersey Rider Third Straight Tally On Card at Monmouth Park By W. C. PHILLIPS Staff Correspondent MONMOUTH PARK, Oceanport, N. J., June 16. — Jockey Jimmy Stout scored his third consecutive victory on H. H. Polks Rocky Heights in the featured sixth race here this afternoon. After racing Mrs. Andy Schuttingers Fleet Ace into defeat, Rocky Heights beat off River Divide Fajms Giggle by three-quarters of a length. Three lengths in back of him came Fleet Ace in the field of six. Mrs. A. Maz-zeos Glen Esk injured his left hind leg se- verely and was dismounted on the club-, house turn after the race and was removed in the track ambulance. Glen Esk made a fast move on the outside of horses entering the far turn and was in a contending position when he was hurt. Rocky Heights skimmed the six furlongs in 1:12% over the fast track and paid .40. This was his fourth victory in 11 starts and the consistent gelding had been in the money on three other occasions, although this was the firsrt time that he had ,won since the Laurel meeting. Stout, the idol of the New Jersey racing fans, had won the previous two races with Green-tree Stables Devilwood and Belford Stables March Brat. Another perfect racing day greeted a crowd of 10,407 but they had little luck in picking favorites, most of them falling by the wayside up to the feature race. Fleet Ace and Rocky Heights were away first from the start and Rocky Heights put his rival away by the time they had raced to the first turn. Glen Esk made his move along the backstretch and had rushed up into third position as they swung around the turn. Stout was sitting still on Rocky Heights as they straightened away for the stretch turn and he hit him once. Rocky Heights pulled away from Fleet Ace, while Giggle made his trust on the outside. Stout had to hit Rocky Heights just four times, evenly spaced, and his mount responded with speed at every whip. Giggles bid was good enough to carry him into second place but was not enough to cut into the winners margin. Fleet Ace saved third for the favorite players, while Glen Esks effort was cut short by his injury.

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