Poland Set To Conquer Australian Guineas

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Poland confirmed his trainer 's lofty opinion of him and he's now bound after his tough first-up win in the .

Moroney said he had always held Poland in high-regard and he blamed himself for the colt's only poor run which was in the .

“I think he's a very good horse. When I saw him parading on Guineas Day, I knew he shouldn't have been here, as he had come to the end of his campaign,” Moroney said.

“He's come back, a big powerful bloke. He's got a real future”.

Moroney said the Australian Guineas was the logical next start for Poland.

Poland continued the recent winning run of heavyweight .

Childs said he hoped there was going to be fast speed in the race so he was pleased when outsiders El Salto and Altai indulged in a battle for the lead and took up the ‘one-one' spot behind them.

“He hit the front a bit early and I thought he floated a little bit, but he had a bit of class to get him over the line,” Childs said.

“I knew this bloke had a few gears up his sleeve. He'd been trialling very well. I know he'd been working well and it's great to get a good win for Mike.”

Poland ($13) defeated ($3.80 fav) by a length with a nose away third ($7.50).

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