Will Clarken’s Second Slip headlines nominations for Wednesday’s $107,250 Balaklava Cup (1600m).
The former New Zealand galloper will be chasing a third win in succession when he tackles the mile for the first time in his 19-start career.
Tony and Calvin McEvoy’s Winning Partner will try and create history as the first horse to win consecutive Cups as the stable chases a third Balaklava feature.
Leon Macdonald Stakes runner-up Ritratto is among entries, while Nicole Irwin (formerly Bruggemann) has Highly Decorated chasing his eighth win in succession after his impressive Darwin Cup victory last month.
Goolwa trainer Jake Stephens will be trying for a third Cup win with Melody Man who comes off two city victories.