Japanese stayer Prestwick has started his preparations for the $2 million Sydney Cup with a light canter around Canterbury in drizzling rain.
Toowoomba Cup candidate Don't Tell Mama can complete a busy but successful week for trainer Tony Sears at Doomben.
Experienced jockey Kerrin McEvoy believes rain will enhance Fiesta's hopes from the outside gate in the Golden Slipper.
Golden Slipper-winning trainer Gary Portelli doesn't expect the same result as 2017 when Secret Lady contests the Golden Slipper.
Acceptances have been taken for the Golden Slipper meeting at Rosehill, with the track rated in the soft range.