Wellington horse trainer Brian Walker has filed court papers showing that he is suing the estate of Andres Rodriguez to the sum of $10 million. Walker’s wife, Sophie Walker was a passenger in the highly publicized crash in the Wellington Polo Club that killed both Sophie Walker and show-jumping star Andres Rodriguez.
According to police reports, on Jan 4th Rodriguez was driving in his 1992 Porsche through the Wellington Polo Club when he lost control of his vehicle killing both Sophie Walker and himself. Police reports confirm that excessive speed and alcohol were involved in the crash.
Amateur rider, Sophie Walker passed away at the scene. She was 30 years old.