Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)
Art History Should Be in the Picture
JOHN Ferguson is enjoying an excellent season training former Godolphin and Darley cast-offs over jumps and Art History can add to his tally at Doncaster.
The son of Dalakhani won five times from 13 starts for Mark Johnston on the Flat and success at Newmarket when last seen in October meant he finished up with a mark of 92.
If he can carry that sort of ability through to this new discipline, starting off with victory in the Doncaster Racecourse Wedding Show 15th January Juvenile Hurdle, it would be no surprise to see him take high rank within the juvenile division in the coming months.
Quel Ballistic must have every chance of securing a first victory over fences in the St Leger Tickets On Sale 6th February Handicap Chase.
Six placed efforts from 10 starts under Rules show he possesses a decent level of ability and he was in the money on his first three starts over fences. He would surely have won at Catterick last time but for unseating his rider at the second-last in an incidentpacked affair. Compensation awaits. Paradise Expected showed a liking for Ffos Las when successful on Boxing Day and could follow up in the Masons Arms Handicap Chase. …