Whosleavingwho, the co-world champion of 2002, will try for his fourth victory of the year tonight in the first of two trials for the Vessels Maturity.
Fifteen older horses will compete for 10 spots in the $125,800 Maturity final, which will be held Aug. 2. The 10 fastest qualifiers will move on to the Grade I.
In the first 400-yard trial, Whosleavingwho, who won the Spencer Childers last month, will be opposed by Dinastia Toll, Rare Coup, Takin On Spoon Man, Miami Cartel, Harley Man and First Regards.
Like Whosleavingwho, Miami Cartel and First Regards are trained by Paul Jones.
In the second trial, Jones will send out Emanuele Toll against Runahalf, Pure Rhythm, Sammies White Chick, Pure D Cool, Ib Snow, Your First Moon and Bobcat Bob.