Master equestrian Vadim Shekhovtsov fell out of the rocking chair immediately after the completion of the race at the hippodrome in Moscow. According to preliminary data, the reason for the fall of the jockey was heart failure.
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Master rider Vadim Shekhovtsov died during a competition at the Central Moscow hippodrome. About it report “Russian hippodromes”.
“His life was tragically cut short right on the prize track,” the message says.
53-year-old Shekhovtsov fought for the lead during the competition, but eventually finished in second place. Immediately after the race, the jockey let go of the reins and fell out of the rocking chair.
“Unfortunately, it turned out to be impossible to help Vadim Aleksandrovich. The cause of his sudden death, according to preliminary data, was heart failure, ”the organization noted.
Shekhovtsov has been working at the Central Moscow Hippodrome since 1986, for the last 10 years he has been a foreman of the 31st training department. Collaborated with the Chesme stud farm. “He left too soon and the whole equestrian community is shocked by this heavy loss. We express our sincere condolences to relatives and friends, ”the Russian Hippodromes said.