John Quinn is set to be ahead of the King’s Stand Stakes on Tuesday with Liberty Beach and Keep Busy in the Royal Ascot ranks.
Both horses ran with great credit at the meeting last summer with Liberty Beach Third place behind Batash in the first group, while keep working He was the runner-up on Art Power in the five-furlong handicap for three-year-olds.
The duo clashed with their seasonal appearance again at the Temple Stakes in Haydock last month, with Liberty Beach taking the Group B award and Keep Busy taking fifth.
Quinn was delighted with the pair and looked forward to seeing them both compete for the Group A awards.
“They are doing really well. I am very happy with them. They come out of Haydock really well.” North Yorkshire therapist said.
“You can see with Keep Busy that running wasn’t lost on her. That was her usual style. It’s her style.
“Liberty Beach has come too. Both will show up.”
Quinn has a choice of races for the two-year-old Tipperary Sunset – the Windsor Castle Stakes on Wednesday and the Norfolk Stakes on Thursday.
Ibn Ardad looked smart when he added the two-year Continental Cup at Beverly to his first success in Hamilton.
“We’ve put it up at Windsor Castle and we’re going to put it in Norfolk,” he said.
“He got out of Beverly really well and I intend to manage it in one or the other.”
Queen has Frankenstein’s Ascot Stakes, but the four-year-old filly isn’t sure the bits and land might not be in her best interest.
“You might not get in and you might need rain to run. We will be watching everything closely,” he said.