Japan edged out Crystal Ocean in a thrilling finish to the Juddmonte International Stakes at York.
Logician staked a strong claim for the William Hill St Leger when running out an impressive winner of the Sky Bet Great Voltigeur Stakes at York.
Valdermoro got up close home to grab a taking victory in the Tattersalls Acomb Stakes at York.
Dakota Gold got favourite-backers off to a flying start at this year's Ebor Festival at York as he completed his hat-trick in the Sky Bet And Symphony Group Handicap.
It is impossible to go against Enable as she bids for a sixth Group One win on the bounce in the Darley Yorkshire Oaks, the feature event on day two of the Ebor meeting at York.
Stradivarius will face just four rivals as he attempts to win the Weatherbys Hamilton Lonsdale Cup at York for the second successive year.
Star sprinters Ten Sovereigns and Battaash top a field of 12 for the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at York.
King's Advice will bid to maintain his remarkable progress with victory in the Sky Bet Ebor at York on Saturday before stepping up to Pattern company.