Jonathan Burke

Date of Birth:  23/12/1995
County of origin:   Cork
First winner:  Trendy Gift (Liam Burke) April 9th, 2012
Assoc. Trainers:  Henry De Bromhead, Liam Burke
Significant horses:  Sizing John, Sizing Granite, Shanahan's Turn, Apple's Jade, Three Stars, The Game Changer
Follow him on Twitter:  @JohnnyBurke2

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Jonathan Burke turned professional in May 2014 and enjoyed what can only be described as a meteoric rise in the National Hunt game. His first winner in the paid ranks came when he partnered Adrian Maguire's Golden Kite to success in the Connacht National Handicap Chase at Roscommon on June 9th, 2014. He was riding winners on a regular basis and in September of the same year landed the highly coveted job as the retained rider to leading owners Ann and Alan Potts. The trio got off to the best possible start with the then 18-year-old partnering the remarkable Sizing Europe to victory in the Grade 2 PWC Champion Chase at Gowran Park in October. Within two months, he landed his first Grade 1 success when partnering Sizing John to victory in the Paddy Power Future Champions Novice Hurdle at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival. He rode Sizing Granite to win a Grade 1 novice chase for Henry de Bromhead at Aintree in 2015 and also landed Galway Plate on Shanahan’s Turn for the same trainer. Jonathan has tried his hand at race commentating and has called both pony races and point-to-points on the Cork and Waterford circuit. He called two races at Tramore's Bank Holiday weekend fixture in June, 2016. 


SeasonRuns1st2nd3rd4thWin MoneyPlace MoneyTotal *
Winter All Weather 2015/201610000€0€0€0
National Hunt 2016/2017762655€17,188€29,025€46,213
National Hunt 2015/201638242453535€614,663€271,480€886,143
National Hunt 2014/201538542524636€476,165€249,655€725,820
National Hunt 2014/20159599137€90,560€134,760€225,320
Flat 201610000€0€0€0
Flat 201550020€0€1,680€1,680
Flat 201410000€0€0€0

Date From
Date To
Race Type
Venue Date Horse Race Type Distance Place Weight Rating Race Prize Money
Sligo 28/09/16 Vinnie Luck BegCh 2m 1f 90yds 1 11-12 Frank O'Beirne Memorial Beginners S'ch
Sligo 28/09/16 Sir Ector (USA) BegCh 2m 4f 30yds p.u. 11-12 Sligo Races Supporters Club Beg. S'chase
Sligo 28/09/16 Sizing Coal Ch 3m 1 11-12 134 Kilcawley Construction S'chase
Navan 24/09/16 Sorrow (FR) MdnHdl 2m 21 11-12 Troytown Bar M'dn H'dle
Navan 24/09/16 Phil's Magic BegCh 2m 4f 6 11-12 125 Emerald Facility Services Beg S'chase
Navan 24/09/16 Na Trachtalai Abu HcpCh 2m 4f 4 10-0 111 Meath Farm Machinery H'cap S'chase €850
Downpatrick 23/09/16 Ninety Seconds MdnHdl 2m 2f 50yds u.r. 10-11 September M'dn H'dle
Downpatrick 23/09/16 Vinnie Luck MdnHdl 2m 7f s.u. 11-4 Kelso Racecourse, Being Part It Mdn Hdle
Ballinrobe 20/09/16 Northern Sky MdnHdl 2m 50yds 8 10-12 Sponsors Day At Ballinrobe 3YO M'dn Hdle
Ballinrobe 20/09/16 Chasing Yesterday HcpHdl 2m 50yds 8 11-12 102 Tuam Herald H'cap H'dle
Ballinrobe 20/09/16 Voluptueux (FR) HcpHdl 2m 50yds 6 11-4 114 John Mulhern H'cap H'dle
Ballinrobe 20/09/16 Mick Thonic (FR) BegCh 2m 1f 3 11-12 Connacht Tribune Beginners S'chase €1,100
Listowel 17/09/16 Presenting Beara HcpCh 3m 7 11-3 121 Beasley Engineering Limited H'cap Schase
Listowel 16/09/16 Kara Loca HcpHdl 3m fell 11-10 107 John Francis H'cap H'dle
Listowel 14/09/16 Phil's Magic HcpCh 3m fell 9-7 125 Guinness Kerry National H'cap S'chase
Listowel 13/09/16 The Last Marju HcpHdl 2m p.u. 10-1 109 Liam Healy Memorial Lartigue H'dle(Hcap)
Listowel 12/09/16 Coolbane West MdnHdl 2m 8 11-12 102 Follow listowelraces On Twitter Mdn Hdle
Listowel 11/09/16 Kara Loca NovCh 2m 4f 5 11-7 109 Cheestrings (Mares) Novice S'chase €475
Galway 06/09/16 Chasing Yesterday MdnHdl 2m 110yds 3 11-12 O'Leary Insurances M'dn H'dle €1,400
Galway 06/09/16 Carlitos Bay MdnHdl 2m 5f 57yds 8 11-12 Nutritional Therapy Ireland M'dn H'dle

*Statistics are up to close of business the previous day. Prize-money is allocated within 1 week of the race date (allow 1 week for Prize-money).