Andrew chases home town success

28 January 2022 | HRNSW MEDIA | AMANDA RANDO

Young reinsman Andrew Bourke will head to his home track at Newcastle tonight to chase success in the Club Menangle Country Series heat. 

Bourke relocated to Sydney to work for prominent trainer Kevin Pizzuto, however heads back up the coast to drive the Chris Bourke-trained Sunday Sesh.

The mare won two starts ago at Newcastle with Bourke (Andrew) in the sulky, which is one of three winners the 20-year-old has driven this year.

Bourke began driving in the 2016/17 season and has recorded 43 victories to date.

Last season was Bourke’s best yet, steering 15 winners in the year.

Bourke will also drive Que Sera at Newcastle tonight in race four. Bourke has driven more winners than any other track in his career to date. 


The iForm best bets for today:

Newcastle best bet 

Race 6: Jiggy Rhythm (7)

In dazzling form presently for the new yard and will prove hard to stop once more.


Newcastle next best 

Race 4: Glengarry Rose (10)

A handy Menangle display suggests she can keep the popular elect very honest.


Around the tracks

Wagga best bet

Race 3: Cheez (8)

Made a mess of the start last time but his best Victorian form reads well for this.


Bathurst best bet

Race 2: Cradle Of Fire (3)

Had little luck two starts back and then chased gamely last time.  Can get the win here. 


Play the exotics

The Newcastle quaddie

Race 5: 2-6-3-5-10

Race 6: 7

Race 7: 2-8-3-1

Race 8: 2-9-6

$60 for 100%


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