Chris Munce looking ahead to new season

Chris Munce can hard’y wait for the new season to start so he can begin a concerted attack on Brisbane top 10 trainers.

Munce will have three times the number of two-year-olds he had this season and anticipates plenty of success.

Juvenile filly Snow Fields won at Doomben on Saturday to give Munce his 14th metropolitan winner for the season which has him equal 10th on the Brisbane trainers’ premiership but he is determined to move up the ladder.

Munce retired from a stellar career as a jockey in January 2015 with his best horse to date open company winner Wicked Intent.

“It has been a handy season but I am really looking to the future,” Munce said.

“I have been training for only one-and-a-half seasons now. It is a learning curve and I have a good way to go yet.

“But I have made it clear I want to be among the top trainers and also to get stakes winners.”

Snow Fields’ win was her first from six starts.

“She has been a work in progress but has always shown me plenty. Snow Fields has been racing against some top two-year-olds in her career,” Munce said.

“But I think getting out to 1350 metres and then finally getting a dry track did the trick with her.”

Munce has also produced two-year-old Nicconi Leggera to win this season and he hopes both will be stakes horses.

“I can hardly wait to try Snow Fields over a bit of ground I think she might even be an Oaks horse,” he said.

“We have had only four two-year-olds this year but we will have 15 next season. It will give us a real challenge and a real chance to get more winners.”

Munce’s stable has grown so much in recent months he now divides the horses between Eagle Farm and Caloundra.

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