Goldikova will make her next start in the Prix de la Foret on Oct. 2 at Longchamp as she prepares to attempt a fourth straight win in the Breeders' Cup Mile.
Mucho Macho Man and jockey Rajiv Maragh were prominent from the start Saturday before turning back all comers to win the Grade 2, $300,000 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds in New Orleans.
Christophe Clement had just lost the Breeders' Cup Mile. Gio Ponti had finished second in the Classic in 2009, and now he had been second-best in the 2010 Mile.
Rachel Alexandra worked a half-mile in 50.40 seconds Monday morning at Fair Grounds, her first workout since her 2010 debut, a second-place finish to Zardana in the New Orleans Ladies on March 13.
Goldikova's 2009 racing campaign began with a whimper, but by the time it was done, the phenomenal filly had banged out her second straight Breeders' Cup Mile victory.
Heavily favored Heart Ashley got the money in the Grade 3, $100,000 Miss Preakness Stakes - by the skin of her teeth.
First in 2004, second in 2005, what will be Ouija Board's legacy in the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf?
Stopped cold a quarter-mile from the finish, Perfect Drift still made hash of the Washington Park Handicap, winning the race for the second time in three years and setting a track record on Saturday at Arlington Park.
Stopped cold a quarter-mile from the finish, Perfect Drift still made hash of the Washington Park Handicap, winning the race for the second time in three years.