Mark Zahra has failed in his appeal against the severity of a lengthy careless riding suspension but fellow Melbourne jockey Jye McNeil has had a suspension overturned.
Racing Queensland is understood to have asked trainer Ben Currie why it should continue to accept his nominations in the state.
What you need to know about the Group One Champagne Stakes for two-year-olds at Randwick
What you need to know about the weight-for-age Group One All Aged Stakes at Randwick.
Lightly raced stakes-winner Addictive Nature is set for his first start since joining the Danny O'Brien stable in Melbourne.
Trainer Clare Cunningham is hoping Man From Uncle can vindicate her investment of time and patience when he has his first start for the stable at Randwick.
Dark Eyes and Prometheus are Caulfield-bound as they look to give their Canberra-based trainer Matt Dale another victory in Melbourne.
Owner/breeder Neville Bell hopes Kalik can get a Saturday win at Doomben before the better two-year-olds arrive from the south for the carnival.
Warrnambool-trained horses Magnapal and Working From Home run at Caulfield in preparation for local feature flat races at the upcoming May carnival.
Tough gelding Le Romain will have a significant gear change when he lines up in the Group One All Aged Stakes for the third year in succession.