Beau Mertens maintains a one-win lead in the Melbourne jockeys' premiership after he and Craig Williams each rode a winning double at Flemington.
The win of Thaad in a three-year-old race at Flemington has Hawkes Racing thinking of bigger spring riches.
James Cummings will take up his role as Australian head trainer for Godolphin on a high note after winning the Healy Stakes at Doomben with Burning Passion.
In-form apprentice Rachel King has recorded her first city treble at Randwick to continue her dream run in Sydney.
Former Hong Kong galloper Riyadh has landed his biggest prize in Australia, taking out the David Bourke Provincial Plate at Flemington.