07/31/2015 1:15PM

Fan favorite Square Dancer faces tough challenge in Redekop


VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Easily the most exciting moment at the 2015 Hastings meet came when Square Dancer won a $50,000 optional claimer in his first start here July 18. On paper, it looked like he might be able to finish third in the 1 1/16-mile race. However, after breaking sharply, jockey Richard Hamel made a quick and wise decision.