News About: Michael Walker

Walker hopeful of being fit to ride Kawi in Kingston Town Classic

Walker hopeful of being fit to ride Kawi in Kingston Town Classic

28 Nov, 2016

Jockey Michael Walker is hopeful of being fit to ride Kawi in the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday despite being injured in a barrier incident at Moonee Valley last Saturday.

Jockey Michael Walker, above, is hopeful of being fit to ride Kawi in the Kingston Town …

Kawi better suited under WFA in Kingston Town Classic

Kawi better suited under WFA in Kingston Town Classic

28 Nov, 2016

New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock is adamant that his multiple Group 1 winner Kawi will be much better suited under the weight for age conditions of the Group 1 $1m Peters Investments-Kingston Town Classic (1800m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday.

Michael Walker, above, rides Kawi in the Kingston Town Classic at Ascot. Photo by …

Railway Stakes top weight Kawi facing tough task

Railway Stakes top weight Kawi facing tough task

15 Nov, 2016

A win by top weight Kawi in the Group 1 $1m James Boag’s Premium Railway Stakes (1600m) at Ascot in Perth on Saturday would be a great surprise for New Plymouth trainer Allan Sharrock.

Michael Walker, above, rides the top weight Kawi in the Railway Stakes at Ascot. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Kawi is a …

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Almoonqith Drawn Ideally

2016 Melbourne Cup Field: Almoonqith Drawn Ideally

31 Oct, 2016

David Hayes is confident that Almoonqith can produce his best form from a wide draw, when he lines up in Tuesday’s 2016 Melbourne Cup field.

Almoonqith will jump from barrier 19 in Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup. Photo: Ultimate Racing Photos

Almoonqith was unable to produce much through his first three starts this time in, but the …

Inside Agent On Carbine Club Stakes Path After Poseidon Stakes Win

Inside Agent On Carbine Club Stakes Path After Poseidon Stakes Win

2 Oct, 2016

Inside Agent finished over the top of his rivals to record a strong victory in the 2016 Poseidon Stakes at Flemington this afternoon.

Inside Agent savaged the line to win the Poseidon Stakes at Flemington this afternoon. Photo by: Ultimate Racing Photos

Michael Walker elected to settle Inside Agent towards the tail of the field …

Kiwi to Ride Sofia Rosa in Makybe Diva Stakes

Kiwi to Ride Sofia Rosa in Makybe Diva Stakes

5 Sep, 2016

The suspension of jockey Michael Walker has paved the way for New Zealand-based hoop Danielle Johnson to pick up a Group 1 ride down under on Sofia Rosa in the Makybe Diva Stakes this Saturday.

ATC Oaks winner Sofia Rosa runs second-up in the 2016 Makybe Diva Stakes at Flemington Racecourse this Saturday in Melbourne. …

Retirement Considered for Suavito

Retirement Considered for Suavito

5 Sep, 2016

Connections of multiple Group 1 winning mare Suavito will meet this week to discuss her possible retirement after she failed to perform in last Saturday’s Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes.

Suavito is likely to be retired after failing to show up in the Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes last Saturday at Moonee Valley. Photo: Ultimate …

Walker back in action for Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day

Walker back in action for Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Day

3 Sep, 2016

Jockey Michael Walker is confident his injured back will hold up as he returns to the saddle at Moonee Valley today for Dato’ Tan Chin Nam Stakes Race Day.

Michael Walker, above, is back from injury at Moonee Valley. Photo by Adrienne Bicknell.

Walker injured his back while riding Palace Of Mirrors at Geelong last …

Suavito at Pet Track and Distance in P.B. Lawrence

Suavito at Pet Track and Distance in P.B. Lawrence

10 Aug, 2016

Nigel Blackiston’s class mare Suavito is back to her pet track and distance for her spring return over at Caulfield Racecourse in the P.B. Lawrence Stakes on Saturday.

Suavito is a dual Group 1 winner over Saturday’s P.B. Lawrence Stakes 2016 track and distance. Photo: Adrienne Bicknell.

The now six-year-old daughter of Thorn Park is …

Tommy Berry new rider for Criterion in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

Tommy Berry new rider for Criterion in Queen Elizabeth Stakes

5 Apr, 2016

Last Saturday’s dual Group 1 winning jockey Tommy Berry will be the new rider for Criterion in the Group 1 $4m Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes (2000m) on the day two of ‘The Championships’ at Randwick on Saturday.

Jockey Tommy Berry will ride Criterion in the Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Randwick. Photo by Race Horse Photos …