Hootenanny Filly Graduates with Ease at Keeneland

Installed the 3-2 choice in this career debut, Hibernacle (f, 2, Hootenanny–Searchingforahero, by Officer) broke alertly from her wide berth but was settled back in fourth through as Unheard (Street Boss) and Happy Baytown) (Runhappy) carved out a :22.32 opening quarter.  Picking up the tempo turning for home, the Wesley Ward trainee hit her best stride midstretch, and gained control near the sixteenth pole and ran off to win by a geared-down 7 1/2 lengths. Happy Baytown held second over Midnight Angel (West Coast) that got up for third. Final time for the 4 1/2-furlong test was :52.39. Lifetime Record: 1-1-0-0, $48,000. O/B/T-Wesley Ward (KY).

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