09/02/2010 6:34PM

Del Mar: Trifecta claimed from fifth


The first three finishers of Thursday's fifth race - Light of a Star, Missoula and Stevie's Afleet - were claimed for $8,000.

Light of a Star ($7.80) won the six-furlong race by a half-length over Missoula. Light of a Star was claimed in a three-way shake by Gary Stute. Missoula went to Bob Bean. Stevie's Afleet was claimed in a two-way shake by Hector Palma.

Light of a Star was trainer Jeff Mullins's first winner of the meeting with his 31st starter.