On what should be the best attended night of the meet, the country’s leading older quarter horse will make his third start of 2003.
Hours after about 65 dachshunds take to the track for the popular Wiener Nationals, Whosleavingwho will be heavily favored to win his fourth in a row in the $63,450 MBNA America California Challenge Championship at 440 yards.
Owned by Jim Geiler and Kim Kessinger and trained by Paul Jones, Whosleavingwho, who was the co-world champion last year, will have eight opponents in the Grade II.
After capping his 5-year-old season with a victory in the Champion of Champions, Whosleavingwho won a trial for the Los Alamitos Winter Championship on Feb. 7, then won the Los Alamitos Winter Championship on March 1.
The picks: 1. Mobile Number. 2. Swedish Sights. 3. Baby Got Bac. 4. Little Bud. 5. Chenilles Dasher. 6. Think Mile. 7. At Or In. 8. Corona Captain. 9. Whosleavingwho. 10. Commander Corona.
Four! Use Mobile Number and the Cool Dashing-Holland Smith entry in the first, Swedish Sights and Spring Bold in the second, Baby Got Bac and Moon Will Show in the third and the Jagre-Little Bud entry and Mefisto De Blaziet in the fourth.
Shots in the dark: Bubblin Bob could fire fresh in the fifth for trainer Jesus Nunez. Proof Arbi comes off a troubled trip for trainer Russ Ragain in the seventh.
Post time: 6:30 p.m.
On the Net: For entries and results from Los Alamitos, visit: www.latimes.com/horseracing.