The Peter Gelagotis-trained El Don has defeated High Bridge in a tight finish to the Listed Bagot Handicap over 2800m at Flemington.
Stablemates Azuro and Wall Of Fire are set to clash again in the Bagot Handicap after filling the quinella in the Sandown Cup.
Tony McEvoy is confident Secret Blaze has held his form since scoring at Flemington but admits the 2800m of the Bagot Handicap is a query.
Secret Blaze has atoned for his defeat as favourite in the Pakenham Cup with a last-to-first win at Flemington.
A 2500m handicap at Flemington will be the next start for Pakenham Cup runner-up Secret Blaze on a path towards the Bagot Handicap.
Apprentice Fred Kersley has landed his biggest win but it came at a cost with a $750 fine and a six-meeting suspension.
Darren Weir's plan to set Parthesia for the Listed Bagot Handicap has paid off at Flemington.
Trainer Mick Price expects lightly raced stayer Bint El Bedu to relish the rise to 2800m of the Bagot Handicap at Flemington.