07/27/2008 11:00PM

Emerald Downs: Chhaya Dance wins duel


Chhaya Dance outdueled Wasserman in the final furlong to prevail by a head in the $75,000 Mt. Rainier Handicap at Emerald Downs.

Chhaya Dance ($4.40) got the 1 1/8 miles in 1:48.80 under Seth Martinez, who rode five winners on the 10-race program. Chhaya Dance was saddled by trainer Mike Chambers, who had three winners on the card.

* In the $50,000 Boeing Handicap for fillies and mares, Shampoo drew away under Martinez to score by 2 3/4 lengths over Eclatante. Shampoo ($7.20), trained by Doris Harwood, got the 1 1/16 miles in 1:43.40.