Kerry Lee, Welsh National & Grade 1 winning Racehorse Trainer.

Kerry Lee was born to train racehorses. From an early age she was assisting in the running of her father Richard’s successful stable and now holds the licence in her own right. With a stable of 31 horses in training, Kerry’s focus is on each individual horse. Based at Byton, The Bell House nestles in the rolling Herefordshire countryside. The purpose-built yard features a six furlong private all weather gallop known as Brand Hill, schooling grounds including cross-country jumps, brush hurdles and fences, as well as extensive woodland hacking. The yard is located on the Shropshire and Welsh borders and we count Bangor, Cheltenham, Chepstow, Ludlow, Worcester and Warwick racecourses as our local tracks.

Latest News

All Systems Go

The big week has arrived and for my team here at The Bell House it means a pretty hectic timetable, one almost certainly involving trips to Stratford, Cheltenham, Huntingdon and Cheltenham on consecutive days. It’s the kind of schedule we live for and a winner or two along the way would be just the ticket!  The Cheltenham Festival is set to kick off with two days on the Old course, where the heavy recent rain means they’ll almost certainly open up on Soft ground.  Those conditions certainly won’t inconvenience my day one runner, Ice Cool Champs, who lines up under...
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Seven Days and counting

Seven days to go until the greatest show on turf and fingers crossed we are set fair for a Cheltenham Festival which suffers zero interruptions from the current outbreak of coronavirus. With any luck the relevant health authorities can get a strangle hold on the issue and ensure as few people as possible are affected, but in the meantime we continue as usual at the yard, doing our best to control the factors within our grasp and run as well as possible for the good of both horses and owners. It’s obviously concerning from a sporting angle to see the...
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Festival Fever Building

Cheltenham is just a couple of weeks away now and even for a compact team like mine there’s unquestionably a degree of pressure and excitement building. Our stable star, the amazingly gutsy and consistent mare Happy Diva, holds an entry in the valuable Brown Advisory & Merriebelle Stable Plate Handicap Chase at 4.10pm on the Thursday. Worth a chunky £61,897 to the winner, it’s a prize we’d love to have a crack at if all goes smoothly between now and then. The welfare of the horses in my care comes before anything, but a close second to that is making...
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