A field of 23 will do battle down the Flemington 1200m straight in the hunt for victory in the Newmarket Handicap.
Redkirk Warrior shares equal top weight with Santa Ana Lane in the Group One sprint and will start from 10.
Brave Smash, runner-up to Redkirk Warrior last year, has drawn barrier 23 while the favourite, Osborne Bulls, has drawn directly inside him.
The Australian Cup has brought together a field of 15 for the weight-for-age race over 2000m with the favourite Avilius drawing the inside gate.
Mackinnon Stakes winner Traps For Fools, chasing a second 2000m-feature win at Flemington, will start from gate six for John Allen.