Smart 3-year-old Tavidream is firmly in the running for an early trip to Australia.

Trainers Donna Logan and Chris Gibbs will make a decision on the venture after the impressive son of Tavistock's next domestic appearance.

"We are taking it race by race with him as he's still a bit immature and growing," Logan said. "We'll give him a run at Ellerslie on Saturday over a mile and see how he goes, we haven't ruled out Sydney for him."

The race they have in mind for the gelding is the Group 3 Frank Packer Plate over 2000m at Randwick on April 15.

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Tavidream has won three of his five starts, including dominant victories at Ellerslie in his last two appearances.

Meanwhile, stablemate and fellow 3-year-old Comin'through is on the stable's short list for the Queensland winter carnival.

"He's a really nice horse and he's pencilled in," Logan said.

A son of Bullbars, Comin'through broke his maiden in January and he has since won a further two races over ground.

He beat the older horses on Derby Day two runs back and was then runner-up at Ellerslie in Rating 75 company, subsequently promoted to first.

"He can stay and he's beaten the older horses while he's still very green and still learning," Logan said. "He looks a nice horse for Queensland."

Saturday's Group 2 Japan-New Zealand International Trophy winner All Roads and the lightly-tried last-start winner Sidestep are others tagged for Brisbane.

- NZ Racing Desk