He won the 27th race in a racing career at Russian racetracks.
11 July VIII stage of the equestrian tournament “Terra Bashkiria” took place at the Akbuzat racecourse in Ufa 2020. As part of the competition in the municipal regions of the Republic of Bashkortostan, there were two races among purebred horses, which were made by the organizers at the very end of the tournament.
Our compatriot, working in one of the train departments of Ufa, once again awarded a golden pedestal and once again showed high skill. Alexander Likhanov won the main races of the day - “Elite Prize” at a distance 2400 meters among horses four years old and older. Under the saddle of the Yakut jockey, the bay stallion Photon finished with the best result (2.44,3), ahead of nearest pursuer Lucky Strike by more than one second.
The first half of the distance Likhanov kept in the shadow of the leaders, but already from the second round on the corner he had a successful overtaking from the inside, and then Photon did not miss the championship to the finish line.
Recall, that this season Alexander Likhanov has been marked by high skill more than once, having won several competitions in a row at the Akbuzat Hippodrome. In his asset victories for the Prizes of the city of Ufa, Similar, Big Summer Prize, as well as three more first places at the start of the season in prestigious races.
In total, according to the main site of equestrian enthusiasts Hippodrom.ru, on account of the jockey from Yakutia Alexander Likhanov at the racecourses of Kazan, Moscow, Ufa and Pyatigorsk 198 starts, of them 27 victory and more than 120 prizes. In total, at the races he won 2 690 099 rubles. Alexander Likhanov hails from the village of Chapaevo, Khangalassky ulus. He is a hereditary rider: his father Semyon Likhanov is one of the most famous jockey masters of Yakutia.
Alexander Poselsky, Sportyakutia.ru