Michael L. W. Bell
Aged 51, Bell trains at Fitzroy House Stables in Newmarket and first took out a licence to train in 1989, having previously served as assistant to Paul Cole for three years. He also recorded five wins as an amateur rider from 80 rides. Now in his 24th season he has trained around1070 winners in his career to date. Enjoyed Grade 1 success in 2011 with Wigmore Hall in the Northern Dancer Stakes in Canada, and with the sprint filly Margot Did in the Nunthorpe Stakes at York.
Other Major Wins: Prix Morny 1994 (Hoh Magic), Racing Post Trophy 2004 (Motivator), Epsom Derby 2005 (Motivator), English Oaks 2009 and Irish Oaks 2009 (Sariska), Golden Jubilee Stakes 2009 (Art Connoisseur).