Chenier has stamped himself as an Australian Guineas contender with his third behind Alligator Blood and Catalyst in his first start for 10 months.
Pandemic heads the Eskimo Prince Stakes market ahead of his fellow Godolphin runners Kiamichi and Chenier.
The Anthony Freedman-trained colt Chenier has been ruled out of the spring carnival because of injury.
Long odds-on favourite Chenier has had his colours lowered at Sandown but the Anthony Freedman stable hasn't lost confidence in the colt.
Anthony Freedman is mapping a program towards the Group One Champagne Stakes with impressive Sandown debut winner Chenier.