Baaeed’s closing three-furlong sectional of 35.56 was 0.2 seconds faster than Creative Force in the Champion Sprint
Andy Bate notes four horses to keep an eye on from the last week's action
Irish jump racing heralded its new National Hunt season with some good performances at Punchesetown
There is little doubt Boundless Ocean would have prevailed given a clear passage
His final furlong of 13.50 was also slower than both Trueshan and Eshaada but his determination saw him across the line in the Qipco Champion Stakes
The son of Mehmas clocked the fastest overall time on the straight track and covered the ground from the intersection of the courses to the line in 40.59 seconds
A closing three-furlong sectional of 34.96 seconds saw Native Trail and William Buick forge clear when they met the rising ground
The son of Dubawi was in a league of his own as he posted a closing section of 34.83 seconds in the Group 2 Challenge Stakes
The closing sectional breakdown also suggests quickening into the famous Newmarket Dip holds no fears thinking ahead to next May when Inspiral tackles the Qipco 1000 Guineas
The finishing 400m sectional of 24.48 seconds recorded by Torquator Tasso was only surpassed by Space Blues
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