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MICHAEL WALKER - A TRUE WARRIOR

By Graham Potter | Tuesday, May 31, 2022

Michael Walker’s resilience is truly remarkable.

The top jockey has had more adversity come his way through a spate of serious injuries than anyone should be asked to deal with … and if he had backed off and cried ‘enough’ nobody would have blamed him one iota.

But the man is back riding winners again after a full year’s absence from race riding.

Twelve months … much of it of pain and suffering (both physician and mental) … is a long time and that is what Walker had to endure following a fall at Pakenham back on May 13, 2021, in which his mount collected his calf with her back leg, an unfortunate contact which led to Walker being rushed to hospital with a broken leg and a developing compartment syndrome.

It was a very serious situation.

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