We Will See, Dial Or Nodial win Chester qualifiers
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We Will See, whose four wins last year including the $200,000 Pennsylvania Sire Stakes Championship and a North America Cup elimination, romped to an 11 ½-length qualifying victory Tuesday morning at Harrah’s Chester, with his 1:53.1 clocking being the fastest of the 14 qualifiers.
We Will See, whose last appearance in his $803,000-winning sophomore campaign last year came via a third-place finish behind Rock N Roll Heaven in the Breeders Crown, was driven by David Miller for trainer Sam DePinto, We Will See led through first-half fractions of :28.1 and :57.4 before putting on the burners and scorching home over the five-eighths mile oval with a back half of :55.2 to put the finishing touches on the easy win. Freddy Day Hanover was second.
All Speed Hanover, an early-season favorite in the 3-year-old pacing colt division last year, also made his first appearance as a 4 year old in the qualifier. With Mike Vanderkemp driving while back in the Noel Daley barn, All Speed Hanover finished third in his first start since last September. Like We Will See, All Speed Hanover was a North America Cup elim winner, but overall never came back to the standout form he showed as a freshman in 2009.
Also making his first start of the year in the Tuesday qualifiers was the 2010 Allerage Farm Open Pace winner Dial Or Nodial. With Tim Tetrick driving for trainer Jim Campbell, Dial Or Nodial scored a one-length win over Breeders Crown champion Artist’s View in 1:57.4.
Lookinforadventure, one of last year’s leading 2-year-old colt pacers, made his second qualifying appearance of 2011 but came up a half-length short of No Monkeys Allowed in 1:54. The 4-year-old No Monkeys Allowed—out of the Ron Burke Stable—has made six starts in 2011 with one second and five thirds.