George Maxwell "Max" Bell (13 October 1912 – 19 July 1972) was a Canadian newspaper publisher.
Thoroughbred horse racing
A Thoroughbred horse racing enthusiast. Bell was a partner with Frank McMahon in Golden West Farms in Okotoks, Alberta. Their stable won numerous important stakes races across Canada including the 1968 Queen's Plate.
Max Bell owned other successful horses including the colt Meadow Court in a partnership with friend, Bing Crosby. Meadow Court raced in Europe where he won the 1965 Irish Derby and the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes. A close friend of Hall of Fame jockey Johnny Longden, they were partners in Alberta Ranches, Ltd. which campaigned horses at racetracks in California. the partnership owned Four-and-Twenty who won the 1961 Hollywood and Santa Anita Derbys.
Max Bell was inducted into the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame in 1977.
- George Maxwell Bell at The Canadian Encyclopedia
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