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Michael Bell happy with Big Orange in Hong Kong ahead of Sha Tin

November 29th, 2016

Big Orange has arrived safely in Hong Kong ahead of his next big-race mission at Sha Tin on Sunday week.

Michael Bell to aim Big Orange at Dubai World Cup meeting

November 4th, 2016

Michael Bell felt Big Orange ran a good race in the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington on Tuesday, all things considered.

Big Orange ready for second Emirates Melbourne Cup

September 22nd, 2016

Big Orange is on target for a second run in the Emirates Melbourne Cup which takes place at Flemington in Melbourne on Tuesday November 1st.

Michael Bell confirms Big Orange for Melbourne Cup at Flemington

September 14th, 2016

Trainer Michael Bell has confirmed Big Orange's participation in the Emirates Melbourne Cup at Flemington on November 1.

Big Orange ripe for Goodwood Cup defence

June 23rd, 2016

Michael Bell reports Big Orange on course to defend his Qatar Goodwood Cup crown next month.

Michael Bell anticipates big run from Big Orange in Ascot Gold Cup

June 1st, 2016

Michael Bell anticipates a bold show from Big Orange in next month's Ascot Gold Cup should ground conditions be in his favour.

The Queen's Fabricate ready for Ascot run

September 28th, 2015

The Queen's Fabricate is in line to make his return to action in Friday's Londonmetric Noel Murless Stakes at Ascot.

The Lark will miss Champions Day having reportedly arrived in season

October 19th, 2013

The Lark is set to be rerouted to the Prix Royal-Oak at Longchamp on Sunday week having been forced to miss the Qipco British Champions Fillies and Mares Stakes at Ascot this afternoon after coming into season.

Options open for The Lark

July 2nd, 2013

Connections of The Lark will try to find a good opportunity for the filly after a fruitless trip to France.

Oaks third The Lark flops at Saint-Cloud

June 23rd, 2013

The Lark could finish only fifth as Pacific Rim took the honours in the Abu Dhabi Prix de Malleret at Saint-Cloud.

The Lark takes French test at Saint-Cloud

June 22nd, 2013

The Lark shoots for Group Two glory in France on Sunday after missing out on an intended run at Royal Ascot.

Anglaise falls short in France

September 26th, 2012

Michael Bell's Creme Anglaise failed to trouble the judge in the Listed Prix Panacee Stakes at Toulouse on Wednesday.

Hoyam given Cheveley aim

September 20th, 2012

Hoyam is set to step back up to six furlongs for the Jaguar Cars Cheveley Park Stakes following her run at Doncaster.

Wigmore to stay on the road

September 17th, 2012

Michael Bell is set to keep Wigmore Hall on the move after his globetrotter repeated last year's success in the Northern Dancer Stakes.

Momentary Irish trip

September 17th, 2012

Michael Bell could hand Momentary a return to action in the Denny Cordell Lavarack & Lanwades Stud Fillies' Stakes at Gowran on Sunday.

Wigmore Hall takes Dancer

September 16th, 2012

Wigmore Hall regained his crown in the Northern Dancer Turf Stakes Presented By Vtech at Woodbine in Canada on Sunday.

Hoyam wins Roses battle

August 25th, 2012

Hoyam was given an ultra-confident ride by Jamie Spencer on her way to winning the Julia Graves Roses Stakes.

Margot Did set to retire

July 26th, 2012

Michael Bell has revealed that his Group One-winning sprinter Margot Did has almost certainly run the last race of her career.

Hoyam plan mapped out

July 8th, 2012

Michael Bell intends to step his exciting filly Hoyam up to six furlongs in search of a first Pattern-race success later this month.

Margot plans on hold

June 20th, 2012

Michael Bell is at a loss to explain Margot Did's poor form this season after she finished well beaten in the King's Stand Stakes.