04/06/2016 3:23PM

Rachel's Valentina, Carina Mia will try to fire fresh in Ashland


Cathryn Sophia will be favored Saturday over Rachel’s Valentina and Carina Mia in an eagerly anticipated renewal of the Ashland Stakes at Keeneland partly because of this: She already has raced twice this year, while both of her chief rivals will be making their first starts following significant layoffs.