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Horse trainer wins HORSE event

Updated: June 19, 2010, 10:05 PM ET
By Andrew Feldman | ESPN.com

During the first two weeks of the World Series of Poker, all the hype was about Russian Vladimir Shchemelev. His multiple final tables and impressive performances had everyone talking about him being the next Russian to make his mark. However, Shchemelev still doesn't have a bracelet. Instead, Konstantin Puchkov, a 58-year-old horse breeder and trainer, earned the first Russian bracelet in 2010 in the $1,500 HORSE Event 31.

Away from his horses, Puchkov spends a lot of time at the ...

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