Quip Star, ridden by Martin Pedroza, grabbed the lead at the furlong pole Thursday and drew off to win by 3 1/2 lengths in the $25,000 feature race for claimers at Hollywood Park.
Much Fine Gold, ridden by Corey Black, finished second, a half-length in front of Rising Chum, ridden by Gary Stevens.
American Legion, the 4-5 favorite ridden by Laffit Pincay, never threatened and finished last.
Quip Star, who earned $13,750 for the victory, was clocked in 1:093/5 for six furlongs.
The winner paid $15.40, $8 and $3.