Glamour filly Mosheen will take the first step in her spring preparation in a barrier trial at Cranbourne on Monday.
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Robert Smerdon's multiple Group One-winning filly has been entered for two heats at Cranbourne where the open class heats also include triple Group One winner Yosei , imported stayers Unusual Suspect and Saptapadi and Christmas Cup winner Sea Galleon among the entries.
Trials at Randwick on Monday will see the Grahame Begg-trained Epsom Handicap winner Secret Admirer contest an 835m heat against dual G1 winner Atomic Force.
Gai Waterhouse will step out several of her carnival hopefuls at Randwick, including former New Zealander G1 winner Rock `N' Pop.
Runner-up to Silent Achiever in the New Zealand Derby, he joined Waterhouse after he finished eighth to Laser Hawk at his only Australian run in the Rosehill Guineas in the autumn.
Waterhouse has also entered a handful of her star two-year-olds for Monday's trials including Magic Millions winner Driefontein , Blue Diamond Stakes runner-up No Looking Back and Raceway .
The Chris Waller-trained stayer Permit will make his first public appearance since he failed to finish in the Sydney Cup as favourite.
His stablemate and Sweet Embrace Stakes winner Jade Marauder will also attract interest, as will talented juveniles Ashokan from the John O'Shea yard and the promising Anthony Cummings-trained Ninth Legion .
Somepin Anypin , Title and Pane In The Glass are among the other high-profile Group performers entered for the 24 heats.
Sydney's spring build up starts with the running of the G3 Missile Stakes (1200m) and Listed Rosebud (1200m) at Warwick Farm on August 11. On the same day many spring hopefuls are expected to resume in the G3 Aurie's Star Stakes (1200m) at Flemington.