Derby Contenders

MacKenzie "Mack" Miller

A native of Versailles, Kentucky, Miller grew up near Keeneland Racecouse. After serving in the Army Air Corp in World War II, he became a stable hand for Calumet Fams and took out his training license in 1949. During his career Miller trained four Eclipse Award Champions: Leallah, Assagai, Hawaii and Snow Knight. Miller trained Sea Hero to victory in the 1993 Kentucky Derby for Paul Mellon and Rokeby Stable. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1987.