MOSCOW, August 27 (RIA Novosti) - The bay horse named Lamborn led by jockey Lyakhov won the presidential horse race in Kazan.A total of 14 horses, including two from Tatarstan, took part in the event.
Last year, a five-year-old red horse named Akbash won the races. Agriculture Minister Alexei Gordeyev staked on this horse today, he told RIA Novosti.
The race involves horses aged from three years old.
The total presidential prize fund is 17,000,000 rubles ($596,491). The main prize is 5,000,000 rubles ($175,439).
The first horse races for the presidential prize took place in July 2004 at the Central Moscow Racetrack.