Group One-winning rider Kathy O'Hara has been suspended for her fourth offence relating to the use of a mobile phone during a race meeting.
William Pike has set a Perth riding record for the season on his way to his eighth premiership and first national title.
Cox Plate winner Winx will build up to her defence of the Cox Plate with three weight-for-age races in Sydney.
Several Queensland trainers are keen to target upcoming races in NSW with some of their winter carnival performers.
Paul Beshara says the next six weeks will determine whether Happy Trails still has the competitiveness for a spring campaign or whether he's retired.