Kaepernick has caused a minor upset to win the Group Three Southern Cross Stakes at Randwick.
Cordero's progression to the staying ranks has cleared another obstacle at Randwick with his win over 2400m at his first attempt at the distance.
Brenton Avdulla has copped a careless riding ban for causing interference to two other runners while riding Emperor's Way at Canterbury.
Irish Bet has signalled he could be a star of John O'Shea's new stable with victory in the Inglis Nursery.
Sydney jockey Brenton Avdulla replaces close friend Tommy Berry as Chautauqua's rider for the $10 million Everest.