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No Such Word Takes Monmouth Oaks

Governor Brereton C. Jones’s No Such Word sat off the early pace before swooping past the leaders turning for home and holding off Seeking the Title to capture the $200,000 Monmouth Oaks as Rustler Hustler took the $100,000 Continental Mile Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday.

 

No Such Word, sent off the 6-5 choice in the field of six 3-year-old fillies, returned $4.40, $2.60 and $2.10 after stepping the mile and a sixteenth over the fast track in 1:45 flat.  Seeking the Title, who finished a length-and-a-half behind the winner, rallied to complete the $12 exacta and paid $2.60 and $2.20.  It was eight lengths back to C C’s Pal, who paid $3.40 to show.

 

“I knew the outside horse (Seeking the Title) would be running late so I wanted to make sure I got the jump on her,” said winning jockey Terry Thompson.  “The trip set up ideally for us.”

 

“Terry did a great job of letting her get into the race,” said winning trainer Cindy Jones.  “When he called upon her, she responded well like she always does.”

 

Cindy Jones became the second member of her family to take the Monmouth Oaks, following her husband, J. Larry Jones, who won this race in 2008 with Maren’s Meadow and last year with Just Jenda.

 

Bred in the Commonwealth of Kentucky by her owner, No Such Word scored her second Grade 3 win and her fifth lifetime victory in taking the Monmouth Oaks.  The daughter of Canadian Frontier, who stands at Gov. Jones’s Airdrie Stud in Kentucky, from the It’s Freezing mare Muskoka has now earned $383,213 for her owner.

 

In the Continental Mile, Blazing Meadows & M. H. Stanley’s Rustler Hustler closed quickly down the inside to post a neck victory in the Continental Mile, a 2-year-old test at a mile on turf.

 

Dismissed at 13-1 in the wagering, Rustler Hustler paid $29.60, $13 and $8.20 across the board.  The Flying Whizzer finished in a dead-heat with Pluck for second, but the latter was disqualified and placed fourth for interference with Powhatan County in the stretch.  The Flying Whizzer completed the $845.80 exacta and paid $36.40 and $12.60.  Powhatan County, who was two lengths behind the runners-up, returned $3.  The time over firm turf was 1:35 1/5.

 

“Once I took a good hold of him, he relaxed nicely,” said winning rider Pablo Morales.  “Down the backstretch he was just galloping along.  I knew I had a ton of horse, it was just a question of whether the inside was going to open up.  Once that happened he ran on real strong.”

 

Trained by Timothy E. Hamm, Rustler Hustler recorded his second win in four starts.  The son of Ecton Park from the Cozzene mare Cozzy Temper has now earned $96,470 for his connections.

 

 

 

 

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