Balancethebudget, a New York-based runner who has had some success at Pimlico, is the likely favorite in the seventh running of the Fire Plug Stakes.
The six-furlong sprint, worth $75,000-added, has a field of six.
Balancethebudget is 3-for-4 at Aqueduct this year. He was second in the Havre de Grace Stakes here last May, but is winless in local stakes competition.
Travis Dunkleberger, who has become a regular on the Maryland circuit, will handle the 7-year-old for trainer Richard Schosberg.
Out-of-towners are also the likely second and third choices.
Sweep Well, Philadelphia Park-based, but New York-raced, ships in for another chance at a state purse. His appearance in the Endless Surprise Stakes at Laurel earned him show money.
Wicklow Highlands, who left Gulfstream Park with a victory over allowance runners, is also in the field.
The $40,000-added In The Curl Stakes has attracted eight capable fillies and mares for its second running. None of those entered for the 5-furlong dash have ever won a sweepstakes.
Princess Franny, who compiled a four-race winning streak at Laurel, may wind up a slight choice in the betting. Her streak ended in her initial outing at Pimlico when she finished second in the Sham Say Stakes.