Tony McEvoy plans to run Pelicano in the Group Three Summer Cup but will wait until after the gelding's final work-out to confirm a start.
There is another vacancy in the Hong Kong riding ranks following the unexpected departure of Andrea Atzeni.
The favourite Danon Platina ran up to expectations when he captured the G1 Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes for two-year-olds at Nakayama on Sunday to earn top rating among his generation.
Leading first season sire Beneteau produced his fourth winner at Bendigo on Sunday when the Wez Hunter-trained Parcel set a new track record of 51.07 seconds for 900 metres.
Claudia Jean; Saga Of The Storm; Pink Perfection; Testashadow; Aerobar
UK Trainer Brian Ellison talks to Alf Matthews and Gary Crispe after the Melbourne Cup barrier draw. Ellison has Moyenne Corniche and Saptapadi engaged.