Tomáš Hurt has died

Tomáš Hurt, who rode seven times in the Velka Pardubicka, has died suddenly at the age of 38. His biggest success as a rider was when he finished second on Decent Fellow behind Sixteen in the 2007 Velka Pardubicka. He gave up riding some years ago, and became a successful trainer, based at Benešov. He trained a total of 105 winners. Most recently, he was employed as a work rider by Josef Váňa. According to the iSport server, he died in an accident falling downstairs.