PUISSANCE de Lune will jump from gate seven in his return to racing in the group 2 $220,000 PB Lawrence Stakes, 1400m, at Caulfield on Saturday.
The Darren Weir-trained import faces eight rivals in the weight-for-age event, including last year's Lawrence Stakes winner Second Effort.
Weir plans to focus on weight-for-age assignments int the lead up to the Cox Plate and Melbourne Cup with the grey.
The Melbourne Cup favourite is having his first race start since deadheating for first with Budriguez in the group 2 $220,000 Blamey Stakes, 1600m, at Flemington on March 9.
That was his only run in the autumn, and followed a dynamic spring which was capped off by victories in the listed $250,000 Bendigo Cup, 2400m, and group 3 $250,000 Queen Elizabeth Stakes, 2600m, at Flemington.
1-131 SECOND EFFORT (Clinton McDonald) Brad Rawiller 4 59kg
2-143 LAUNAY (Peter Snowden) Kerrin McEvoy 1 59kg
3-426 UNDER THE EIFFEL (Tony Vasil) Steven Arnold 8 59kg
4-111 PUISSANCE DE LUNE (Darren Weir) Glen Boss 7 59kg
5-217 UNDER THE SUN (Gai Waterhouse) Craig Williams 9 59kg
6-115 PAGO ROCK (David Hayes) Chad Schofield (a) 5 59kg
7-009 BIANMICK (Michael Brady) Ryan Plumb 2 59kg
8-111 HIGH ESTEEM (Peter G Moody) Luke Nolen 6 58.5kg
9-711 AJEEB (Mick Price) Stephen Baster 3 58.5kg