Richard Hannon believes he has “nothing to lose” by permitting his star filly Snow Lantern to tackle the unbeaten Baaeed the Prix du Moulin at ParisLongchamp on Sunday.
The William Haggas-trained Baaeed is a scorching favorite to efficiently graduate to Group One degree this weekend, having been massively spectacular in profitable every of his 4 begins to this point.
With Jim Bolger deciding in opposition to declaring his 2000 Guineas and St James’s Palace Stakes hero Poetic Flare, who as a substitute appears to be like set to move to subsequent weekend’s Irish Champion Stakes, Snow Lantern may show to be Baaeed’s largest risk.
The daughter of Frankel has already confirmed herself in Group One firm, with a top-level triumph within the Falmouth Stakes at Newmarket sandwiched by creditable positioned efforts within the Coronation Stakes at Royal Ascot and the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood.
Hannon mentioned: “Hopefully this race will present her in a greater gentle – I feel she may have been nearer at Goodwood.
“It is an excellent race and we’ll discover out the place we stand. We will all the time return to fillies solely firm within the Solar Chariot after this.
“You may’t be frightened of 1 horse. Baaeed has regarded excellent and I am positive he’ll take a whole lot of beating.
“He travels very properly in his races and in a few of his races he is regarded unbeatable.
“I am positive it is going to be a very good race and I am trying ahead to it – now we have nothing to lose.”
Aidan O’Brien saddles each Order of Australia and Lope Y Fernandez, who might be ridden by Ryan Moore and Ioritz Mendizabal respectively.
Andre Fabre’s Victor Ludorum and Peter Schiergen’s German filly Novemba full the six-strong subject.