Kerrin McEvoy has an impeccable record in two-mile races and his experience has proven decisive aboard Sweet Thomas in the Stayers' Cup at Rosehill.
Warwick Farm trainer Matthew Smith hopes to continue his recent Brisbane success with Tricky Gal in the Group Three Sapphire Stakes at Doomben.
Azuro has lived up to his favouritism and shown his endurance to win the Stayer's Cup at Rosehill over the Melbourne Cup distance.
Trainer Kris Lees has veteran Doukhan poised to atone for his narrow second in the Stayer's Cup 12 months ago.
Destiny's Kiss is likely to run in the Stayer's Cup at Rosehill over 3200 metres rather than the 2000m-option of the Kensei Handicap.
Plot Twist has retained his Stayer's Cup crown through a resilient effort at Randwick that provided jockey Andrew Adkins with an emotional win.