Best Odds with Top Tote+ and Bet Back Offers!
Register at Australia's #1 Online Bookmaker!
Back A Winner!
Sign-Up to Australia's Fastest Growing Online Bookmaker!
Back Yourself!
Sign-up and start betting with Ladbrokes in 2 minutes!
Best Of The Best Odds!
Bet With Palmerbet and get Paid Top Fluc or Top Tote!
*Conditions Apply. Excl VIC, NSW, SA & WA. Gamble Responsibly
Image: Twitter
Chris Munce has had a crack at Sky Racing's coverage of the Brisbane racing carnival

Champion jockey turned trainer Chris Munce has had a crack at Sky Racing’s coverage of the Brisbane racing carnival on his weekly blog at Sportsbet.

Have Your Say: Do you agree with Chris? – Leave a comment below.

Come on Sky, lift your game! We’re copping a raw deal in Brisbane during Queensland racing’s biggest days of the season.

Watching Sky Racing of a Saturday you wouldn’t know we are deep into the winter carnival.

The coverage of the last two weekends has been disappointing, to say the least.

A fortnight ago, after just about every race on Doomben 10,000 day, Sky left Brisbane for a provincial meeting at Kembla almost as soon as horses crossed the finish line.

In the races I watched at Doomben there was no head-on footage. Sky leaves one of our premier meetings and even showed various angles of finishes at Kembla.

After the 10,000, Sky presenter Bernadette Cooper appeared to have had her interview cut short with winning trainer Peter Snowden because they crossed to Kembla for a Maiden no less.

Last Saturday’s Doomben Cup was no different. As soon as horses crossed the line in the Group 1 showpiece, Sky cut to Newcastle for a Class 1.

I understand if races are held up the schedule can get tight, but surely in feature meetings like the winter carnival’s Group 1 races should be given priority. It doesn’t happen during the Sydney carnival.

Eagle Farm takes centre stage on Saturday with the Group 1 Kingsford-Smith Stakes. At the moment the track is rated a heavy 8, but with all the sunshine we’ve had this week it could receive an upgrade.

I’ve raised my concerns about Eagle Farm but remain confident the surface will measure up to three weeks of Group 1 racing.

The track has been given a good break and received an enormous amount of attention to help it cope.

We’ve had great weather this week and everything points to it racing well and every horse getting their chance to win.

I’m proud to have three runners, Ours To Keep, Saint Patricks Day and Champ Elect, in the Group 2 Sires’ Produce Stakes.

The team at Munce Racing has done a great job to get three two-year-olds into the field.

I’m not going to throw out a tip for one in particular. It’s a big field and luck will play a part, but my three are live chances.

In the big one it’s hard to go past Black Heart Bart. He’s the class horses in the race and Darren Weir wouldn’t have him here if he didn’t think he could handle the seven-day back-up.

Counterattack doesn’t win out of turn, but his run behind Redzel in the Doomben 10,000 was good as was Derryn’s effort for third.

*Existing customers only. 2nd Racing bet. Excl SA & WA. T’s & C’s apply. Gamble responsibly.
Featured News

Free Racing Bonus Bets and Offers

We take a look at the BIGGEST and BEST Free Daily Racing Offers and Betting Promotions from Australia’s leading online...

Debut winners head markets for the Magic Millions Classic

Debut winners Shaquero and Vandoula Lass have opened $6 ‘All In’ equal favourites at TAB to win the 2021 Magic...

Horse Racing Big Bets – Saturday’s Races 5/12/2020

We take a look at the big bets the online bookmakers have taken on Saturday’s horse racing around the country...

Glen Boss to mark 35 years in the saddle

Hall Of Fame jockey Glen Boss is known for his animated celebratory gestures but the champion hoop will have another...

Alligator Blood’s trainer and owners part ways

Trainer David Vandyke will not be the trainer of star Queensland galloper Alligator Blood when the horse returns. David Vandyke...

Kingston Town Classic

The is a  race held at each year. The  event is held in December each year and is one of...

Pakenham Cup

The is a race held at in Victoria each year. The () boasts a total prize pool of and is...

Australian Bookmaker Reviews

Which bookmaker should you bet with? We Review each of the leading online Australian Bookmakers and rate them in order...

Copyright © 2020 Just Horse Racing.
All rights reserved - Privacy Policy

Gamble Responsibly 18+
*State exclusions apply to some offers. Please check T&Cs of each offer with the bookmaker. All Offers Exclude NSW residents.
18+ Don't let the game play you. Stay in control. Gamble responsibly. Think! About your choices. Call Gambling Help on 1800 858 858 or visit or