Recon Mission made every yard of the running to land the £100,000 Pavers Foundation Catherine Memorial Sprint Handicap at York for Tony Carroll and Robert Winston.
Gold Mount, who won at Royal Ascot as Primitivo in 2016, made a winning start for Ian Williams in the Sky Bet Race To The Ebor Grand Cup at York.
Sandown's Listed Randox Health Scurry Stakes is a test of speed, with its whirr of hooves and a blur of colour. It invariably throws up subsequent Group winners, with the likes of Battaash and Easton Angel taking this five-furlong dash in recent years.
Carol Bartley landed the Queen Mother's Cup at York for the second time as Arctic Fox continued her progression.
Masar will run in the Hardwicke Stakes at Royal Ascot in preference to the Prince of Wales's Stakes.
Charlie Appleby favours the Arlington Million as a possible next target for Old Persian instead of trying to secure back-to-back victories at Royal Ascot.
Safe Voyage continued his love affair with Haydock in the Betway John Of Gaunt Stakes.
Jason Hart kept things simple on Mind The Crack in the Betway Heed Your Hunch Handicap at Haydock - and made sure every post was a winning one.