The focus is on Melbourne but Joe Pride already has one eye on the summer carnival races in Perth.
Sunlight has pleased her trainer in the first of two planned work-outs at Moonee Valley in preparation for the Group One Manikato Stakes.
A treble on Champions Day at Ascot has secured the trainer's title for John Gosden.
Cracksman has bowed out with a successful defence of the Champion Stakes at Ascot.
Winning jockey Pat Cosgrave has been suspended for 11 meetings for careless riding in the Caulfield Cup.