A four-horse fall at Cranbourne has Jamie Mott nursing leg injuries while Declan Bates has a fractured knee cap after a mishap in the mounting yard at Geelong.
Leading Queensland trainer Toby Edmonds is in a Gold Coast hospital undergoing tests for a head injury after being hit by a runaway horse.
A race meeting at Scone in the NSW Hunter Valley has been postponed by a day as bushfires continue in the neighbouring areas.
Trainer Mike Moroneyis happy with the decision to bypass the major spring races with Chapada after his tough three-year-old season that took in three Derbys.
Trainer Brad Widdup will have to wait to find out of talented sprinter Sandbar can get a start in the $1 million The Hunter at Newcastle.