Six-year-old Rising Red and his stablemate Salsamor are both scheduled to make their return from lengthy injury absences in a 1400m-handicap at Flemington.
A look at where the horses entered for the MRC Foundation Cup (Naturalism Stakes) sit in the Caulfield Cup ballot order.
Rising Red will be among the stayers vying for a Caulfield Cup ballot exemption when he runs in the MRC Foundation Cup at Caulfield.
The Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young-trained Rising Red has been scratched from the Brisbane Cup because of heat in a joint.
Tough stayer Rising Red showed he had matured with his strong win in the Premier's Cup at Doomben.
The performance of former New Zealand Derby placegetter Rising Red at Bendigo will determine whether he makes a late bid at the Sydney autumn carnival.
Rising Red will make his return to the track in a Listed race at Flemington after a long injury-enforced lay-off.