ASIYA continued her comeback tour following a long lay-off this spring. Making her second start since a dominating allowance when in August, ASIYA had to weave her way through challengers to get to the wire. This 7-furlong stakes was run quickly on the front end which allowed the 3-year-old daughter of DAAHER to save ground on the rail towards the back of the pack. She made her move through the final turn and ran strongly through the stretch. Out of the Elusive Quality mare Khalila and trained by Kiaran McLaughlin, ASIYA was an 11-length Aqueduct Maiden Special Weight winner in only her second career start at 2.