She leaves school at 15 to become a jockey and after early failures she finds her feet, but a family tragedy, followed by her own near fatal horse fall all but ends the dream.
But with the love of her dad and her brother Stevie, Michelle will not give up.Against all the medical advice, and the protests of her siblings, she rides on, and meets the Prince of Penzance.Together they overcome impossible odds for a shot at the dream: a ride in the 2015 Melbourne Cup, at odds of 100 to 1. The rest is history.
Thursday 10 October 2019, 6.30pm arrival for 7.15 pm start
194 – 200 Ryrie Street, Geelong VIC 3220
$20 Adult / $16 Child
Popcorn and drink included!