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Lite The Fuse Stakes Betting Preview

September 16, 2023


Pimlico Race Course will host an abundance of thrilling horse racing action, with eyes on the seventh event in Baltimore, Maryland's scheduled series of eleven races. The highlight of this exciting lineup is the 2023 Lite The Fuse Stakes, promising an exhilarating array of betting options and a diverse field of competitive contenders.


  • Date / Track: 09/16/2023 Pimlico Race Course

  • Post Time: 3:43 PM ET

  • Distance: 6 furlongs (dirt)

  • Purse: $100,000

Lite The Fuse Stakes Betting Preview

The highly anticipated 2023 Lite The Fuse Stakes, set to take place at the renowned Pimlico Race Course, guarantees an enthralling showdown featuring eight exceptional horses. Each is flaunting impressive recent accomplishments that set them apart from the rest. 

With two of the eight contenders boasting top-three placements, and only one of them securing a recent victory, the competition becomes even more open. This offers every horse a shot at triumph in this event.

Horses with Best Chance to Win

In this 2023 Lite The Fuse Stakes preview, you will find a selection of top-notch horses. Within this exclusive glimpse, we introduce the standout contenders destined for victory, providing valuable intel to boost your exacta or trifecta bets.

Wondrwherecraigis 7-5

Wondrwherecraigis last performed at the Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash back in July of this year, where he came in second place. This was his first runner-up in the year, in addition to another win out of three attempts this season.

Looking at his career totals, he has been in contention to win or has won in 13 of 18 races. He has eight wins, four runner-ups, and one third place result.

Sir Alfred James 5-1

Sir Alfred James is the only horse coming off graded stakes, in which he came in fifth at the Churchill Stakes G1 event. This year, he has one win, two runner-ups, and one third place finish and seems primed for another quality placing.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

Enthusiasts of betting are invited to discover the exhilarating range of betting options offered uniquely via MyBookie for the upcoming 2023 Lite The Fuse Stakes.


  • Dollarization: 30-1

  • Sir Alfred James: 5-1

  • Stage Left: 5-2

  • Cowan: 20-1

  • Jaxon Traveler: 10-1

  • Little Roo Roo: 20-1

  • Scaramouche: 9-2

  • Wondrwherecraigis: 7-5

Stage Left 5-2

Stage Left has been a bit streaky this year, but somehow manages to land victories in every other race. He is coming off of a win at the Rumson over a week ago, which marked his third win of the season in 10 tries.

He also has a runner-up and a third place finish prior to his recent win. His career stats are also great, as he has 11 wins, six runner-ups, and five third place finishes. This is another great chance for him to succeed in a competitive field.

Final Pick: Stage Left at 5-2 to Win