Out of the Flemington stable of Tom Dabernig and Ben Hayes Pariano settled well before getting to the front late in the event.
Patrons were treated to an excellent finish which saw the first time starter Great Diviner win in a tight photo finish in the 1000 metre second race.
Having the services of Todd Pannell and trained by Will Clarken Great Diviner came from a midfield position with a strong run late in the event.
Trainer Gordon Richards was well pleased when Knightstown won its first start in the 1000 metre third race.
Guided to victory by Ryan Hurdle Knightstown started well and maintained a forward position throughout the event.
It was catch me if you can when The Red Sea went out with a big break and eventually won the 2400 metre fourth race.
Being under the care of Grant Young and having the services of apprentice Scarlet So, The Red Sea led all the way.
Apprentice Jessica Eaton landed her second winner for the day when River Twain took out the 1250 metre fifth race.
Giving the training combination of Mick Price and Michael Kent the second leg of a two state double, River Twain led all the way to score successive victories.
The four-year-old gelding Hankstar is making his presence felt after winning his third race in succession in the 1300 metre sixth race.
Prepared by Peter Nolan and ridden by apprentice Stacey Metcalfe Hankstar was not far off the lead and chose a rails run in the straight going on to win.
Coming off a last start fourth Tony's Reward gave his jockey Jason Holder victory in the 1250 metre seventh race.
Prepared by Leon Macdonald and Andrew Gluyas, Tony's Reward came from a midfield position with a strong run late in the event.
Cranbourne trainer Mark Webb was well pleased with the win of his charge Ocean Reward in the 1000 metre eighth race.
Ridden by Barend Vorster Ocean Reward came from a midfield position with a late run over the concluding stages.
Jessica Eaton finished the off the day in excellent style when Lord Vladivostok gave her her third winner for the day in the 1400 metre final event.
Prepared at Murray Bridge by Michael Hickmott, Lord Vladivostok came from a rearward position to win in a tight photo finish.