Royal Lodge Stakes winner Admiralofthefleet will aim to book his ticket for Epsom in the Aktiv Kapital UK Ltd Dee Stakes at Chester on Friday.
Used as a stepping-stone to Derby glory by Oath and Kris Kin in recent years, Aidan O’Brien’s charge will look to banish a below-par effort in the Leopardstown 2000 Guineas Trial in this Group Three contest.
Ea left his one run as a juvenile behind him with a comfortable win over a mile at Nottingham last time out and represents Michael Stoute.
The Barry Hills-trained Desert Dew, an impressive winner of the Esher Cup on his last start, is set for a step up in class, while connections of the unbeaten Yazamaan will learn more after his first foray into Group company.
Habalwatan, Monzante and Striving Storm complete the seven-runner line-up.