Hicksy Becomes First Stakes Winner for Hootenanny

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Hicksy became the first black-type winner for his GI Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf-winning freshman sire Hootenanny Saturday in Woodbine's Display S. Fourth on debut over the local synthetic Sept. 12, he rebounded with a six-length demolition next out at this oval Oct. 3, earning an 80 Beyer Speed Figure. Keeping a watchful eye on the leading favorite from second through a :46.10 half-mile, the bay swept up alongside the chalk in the final sixteenth and edged clear to score. The winner is the first foal out of Fantastic Score, whose only foal since is an Exaggerator filly. She was bred back to Mitole. Click for the Equibase.com chart or VIDEO, sponsored by TVG.

DISPLAY S., C$130,000, Woodbine, 10-30, 2yo, 7f (AWT), 1:23.38, ft.
1–HICKSY, 120, c, 2, by Hootenanny
                1st Dam: Fantastic Score, by Even the Score
                2nd Dam: Stormy Kristine, by Storm Creek
                3rd Dam: Cruising Kris, by Kris S.
($45,000 Ylg '20 FTKOCT). 1ST BLACK TYPE WIN. O-Lanni
Bloodstock LLC; B-Richard Forbush (KY); T-Kevin Attard;
J-Antonio A. Gallardo. C$75,000. Lifetime Record: 3-2-0-0,
$98,129. *First black-type winner for freshman sire (by Quality Road).
2–Ironstone, 124, c, 2, Mr Speaker–Casey's Dreamin', by
Unbridled's Song. (C$7,000 Ylg '20 CANSEP). O-Tequesta
Racing Inc. and Jupiter Leasing Co.; B-Kingview Farms (ON);
T-W. V. Armata. C$30,000.
3–Optigogo, 120, c, 2, Optimizer–Colour the Wind, by Storm
Cat. ($0 RNA Wlg '19 KEENOV; $4,700 RNA Ylg '20 OBSWIN;
$12,000 Ylg '20 OBSOCT). O/B-Calumet Farm (KY); T-Eoin G.
Harty. C$13,750.
Margins: 3/4, 3/4, NK. Odds: 2.30, 1.20, 23.95.
Also Ran: Heat Merchant, Souper Legacy, Twenty Four Mamba. Scratched: Dancin in Da'nile.

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