The five-year-old is in a strong run of form with seven successive wins, including a second victory in last month’s Royal Ascot Gold Cup.
Stradivarius is now expected to emulate the Mark Johnston-trained Double Trigger by winning the two-mile race for a third time this week.
He will face eight rivals at Goodwood, but Gosden is feeling positive despite the weight disadvantage.
He told Racing TV: ‘Obviously he carries a lot more weight here as the three-year-olds come into the race and they’re getting a lot of weight – we know about that as he won it as a three-year-old.
‘He’s in great form and looks to be really enjoying life at the moment, so let’s hope it goes well for him on Tuesday.’
Big-race winner for 5lb claimer Conor McNamara.
Champion Hurdle or Mares’ Hurdle await for unbeaten six-year-old.
Trainer Gordon Elliott is confident Delta Work will be ready for his outing in next month’s Cheltenham Gold Cup.
Grand National winner reported to be fine now.