Paco Boy will try to finally get the better of Goldikova when they meet for a fifth time at Churchill Downs next month.
Hannon's five-year-old could not add to his three Group One victories
when going down by half a length to Freddie Head's wonder mare in the
Prix de la Foret at Longchamp on Sunday.
"If we do decide to go
to Kentucky with Paco Boy we'll obviously come up against Goldikova
again - we have met four times and we have yet to beat her. However,
the draw isimportant over the mile in American racing, and maybe in
Churchill Downs we will get the luck," said Richard Hannon jnr, the
trainer's son and assistant.
"The draw did us no favours at
Longchamp - Goldikova is a remarkable mare and she thoroughly deserved
her 11th Group One, but Paco Boy (10) and (third home) Dick Turpin
(nine) were both drawn on the outside and it was always going to be