Justaholic, ridden by Jose Ferrer, sat third in the early going, made a three-wide move at the top at the stretch and wore down his rivals through the lane.
Fig Jelly was 2¾ lengths better Mai Ty One On.
“He’s just an amazing horse,” trainer Tom Clark said. “It’s just a great feeling. It’s his second race back and they move up from that.
“He had some time off from a foot issue, but he’s come back great. It’s hot but I’ve raced in hotter. They all have to run in it too so it’s a level playing field.”
Lucky Man Racing’s Justaholic paid $5 and has now won four of eight starts.