I'm Imposing is back to defend his Festival Stakes crown as trainer Chris Waller counts down the runs to the veteran's retirement.
Unanimously didn't have the best luck the last time he raced at Moonee Valley but will be out to make amends when he returns for a 1000m sprint.
Brian McGrath, who was born into a racing family, will have his first city runner when Magnanimously lines up at Moonee Valley.
Trainer Bradley Smith is confident La Dolce Vita can turn the tables on Secret Saga in the Mode Plate at Doomben.
The Planning Assessment Commission has rejected a proposal for an open-cut coal mine on the doorsteps of two major thoroughbred studs.