Karl’s racing career began as a jockey and rode winners for his Father-in-Law, Alan Jarvis. He switched codes to jump racing and registered over 50 winners before setting up as a trainer.

His reputation for high achievement grew with some significant victories in the U.K., Ireland, Germany and a Group 1 win in France, listing amongst his numerous successes :- the Mill Reef Stakes, the Ayr Gold Cup and the Dante Stakes.

Karl trained one of Market Avenue Racing Club’s first purchases, the admirable, Bold Marc to win the Carlisle Bell and currently trains¬†Georgian Bay, You’re Fired and Snow Diamond at his state of the art stables at Spigot Lodge in Leyburn, North Yorkshire.

To find out more about Karl Burke, please visit his Website – www.karlburke.co.uk