CHESTER PA --- Joyride Hanover emerged as the fastest two-year-old during the baby race/qualifying session at Harrah’s Philadelphia Tuesday morning, with the pacing filly rallying from the pocket and pacing her own back splits in :56.2 - :27.3 in winning a 1:56.4 mile.
Joyride Hanover is a daughter of American Ideal out of JK Higher Power, she a full sister to the noted Open performer Highalator. Eddie Dennis drove and trains the promising miss for owner Eric Good.
Fastest trotter in the morning session was A Perfect Helen, who came from the pocket and went her last half in :59.2 to win in 2:00.4. A daughter of Father Patrick-Asixpakfromperfect and thus a half-sister to $580G winner Aperfectyankee, A Perfect Helen is owned by Martin Grey, George Romanoff, William Richardson, and Jeff Gregory Inc. Gregory is the trainer/driver, a double role which also produced for him another win with a Father Patrick baby trotting miss, Avacakes (dam Avalicious), in 2:02.2.