Sensational 2016 Commonwealth Cup heroine Quiet Reflection is heading back to Ascot this summer with both Royal Ascot and QIPCO British Champions Day on her agenda.
Trainer Karl Burke has overseen the rise and rise of the four-year-old, who won huge races at Royal Ascot, Haydock and Chantilly last season.
The QIPCO British Champions Sprint Stakes at Ascot was when we saw Quiet Reflection last, and after a winter break Burke is excited to kick-start another campaign with his star.
"She is obviously the stable star of last year and she has wintered brilliantly. I am really pleased with her - she has thickened out and strengthened as a lot of those sprinting horses do,” Burke toldAtTheRaces.com.
“She is fairly restricted and limited to where she can go but she will start off in a Group 2 in either the Duke of York, the Temple Stakes at Haydock the following week or a Group 2 over six furlongs at the Curragh on the same day as the Temple.
“I think She will go to one of them as a prep run for Royal Ascot and hopefully then onto the July meeting at Newmarket and then maybe onto the Nunthorpe depending on how she gets on in the Temple. She will go for the Sprint Cup at Haydock and then Champions Day at Ascot and then that will be her done."
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