Village Witch has drawn five in the second round of heats for the Inter Dominion.
The Young-owned pacer was sixth at Melton on Saturday, finishing 5.2 metres behind Galactic Star for trainer-driver Jason Grimson.
The pair will clash again at Ballarat on Tuesday alongside another heat winner Cruz Bromac.
Meanwhile former Temora horseman Rickie Alchin finished third with Tough Monarch in the first round of Inter Dominion heats for the trotters.
Alchin was pleased with the run after sitting without cover.
“He was really good tonight (Saturday), did it tough and we are super proud of him,” Alchin said.
He’s drawn 10 at Ballarat in the harder of the two heats which features heat winners Speeding Spur and Tornado Valley.
The third round of heats is at Cranbourne on Saturday with the final at Melton on December 15.