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Sons of Bourke wins $50,000 Plate at Dubbo

The Sons of Bourke team celebration after a win in Dubbo on the weekend: George Dickson, Kurt Dickson, Glen Knight, trainer Clint Lundholm, Amelia Lundholm, Damien Hollman, Frank Hollman, Joan Dickson, Bridgett Dickson, Ashleigh Lundholm, James Perry and Dubbo City Turf Club President, Chris Davis Photo: Janian McMillan - Sarsfield Thoroughbreds

The owners of Sons of Bourke were in full cry when the six-year-old gelding commenced a strong run from midfield in the $50,000 Country Magic Class 2 Showcase Plate over 1100m at Dubbo.

Responding to the riding of Andrew Banks and the cheering of Frank Hollman, Glen Knight, Mark Spencer and Kurt Dickson, all of Bourke, the Clint Lundholm, Dubbo trained Sons of Bourke ($26) wore down Screen Shot (Adam Hyeronimus, $2.50 fav) to win by a head with Philadora (Mikayla Weir ($20) in third place.

Last campaign, Sons of Bourke finished a game second to Westlink in the $150,000 Western Racing Association Heat of the Country Championship at Dubbo.

Colin Hodges

Read more in the printed edition of the Western Herald.

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