• It's all go the day before the Cup as Verema warms up at Werribee Training Centre
  • Her handler, Alain de Royer-Dupre, attempts to channel positive thoughts
  • It's rumoured Red Cadeaux is catching pigeons on the gallops but it turns out to be a crow
  • Mount Athos gets fired up with Allesandro Guerrini after a roll in the sand
  • His trainer, Luca Cumani, meanwhile enjoys a quiet moment of reflection
  • Tres Blue warms up for her Australian debut for Gai Waterhouse under Tommy Berry

Melbourne Cup warm-up

It's all go the day before the Cup as Verema warms up at Werribee Training Centre