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Emollient dominates Ashland Stakes

Updated: April 6, 2013, 7:26 PM ET
Associated Press

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Running on just a week's rest proved to be easy for Emollient, who bounced back for a nine-length domination of Saturday's Ashland Stakes at Keeneland.

Racing within that short a period is rare in the sport, and Juddmonte Farms manager Garrett O'Rourke said that was considered with Emollient.

But the reward of making the Kentucky Oaks and the belief that she was better than last Saturday's fifth-place effort in the Gulfstream Oaks made it worth taking the chance ...

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