The track's all-time leading earner added the latest chapter to a
remarkable career Sunday as Wasserman scored a stirring victory in the
$13,800 Alaskan Brewing Co. Purse before a full house on Fireworks
Spectacular night at Emerald Downs.
Patiently handled by jockey
Javier Matias, Wasserman rallied from fifth place for a
three-quarter-length triumph in 1:15.22 for 6-½ furlongs on a fast
track. The victory snapped a 13-race losing streak for the 9-year-old
gelding, dating back to a win in the 2009 Muckleshoot Tribal Classic.
second choice in the wagering, Wasserman paid $6.60, $4.80 and $3.20.
The 2008 Longacres Mile winner earned $7,950 to push his career bankroll
to $552,084, fifth best all-time for a Washington-bred. His $528,017
earned at Emerald Downs ranks No. 1 all-time.