07/07/2008 12:00AM

Wasserman wins four-horse photo


AUBURN, Wash. - Wasserman ($10.80) prevailed in a four-horse photo to win Sunday's $50,000 Governor's Handicap at Emerald Downs for the second straight year.

Under a finely-timed ride by Jennifer Whittaker, Wasserman came from last in a field of six to win by a nose over Call 0n Carson in 1:14 for 6 1/2 furlongs. Chhaya Dance was just a neck farther back in third, a neck ahead of fourth-place finisher Only One Way.

Wasserman, a 6-year-old son of Cahill Road who races for trainer and breeder Howard Belvoir, earned $27,500, bringing his career bankroll to $268,471 from 7 wins in 36 starts.