Bred by Allen Paulson and racing for the Allen Paulson Living Trust, Astra is trained by Laura de Seroux. She will be ridden again by Kent Desormeaux.Starine is not in the Beverly Hills, nor is Voodoo Dancer, who finished behind Astra and Starine in the Gamely. Voodoo Dancer was a dominant winner of the Locust Grove Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs last weekend.The field, with weights and jockeys, in post position order:
Canzone, 115, Goncalino Almeida
Smokin' Charlotte, 113, Jose Valdivia, Jr.
Peu a Peu, 116, Patrick Valenzuela
Racene, 113, Mike Smith
Crazy Ensign, 115 , Laffit Pincay, Jr.
Astra, 124, Kent J. Desormeaux
Snowflake, 114, Alex Solis
Karsavina, 112, Victor Espinoza
Blushing Bride, 113, Garrett K. Gomez