Miller's 1993 Kentucky Derby Trainer's Trophy
Mack Miller at
Churchill Downs
in 1968
Aiken Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and Museum
" Home of Aiken's Racing Champions"
Located inside historic Hopelands Gardens135 Dupree PlaceAiken, South Carolina 29801
MacKenzie “Mack” Miller

A tribute to MacKenzie “MacK” Miller may be found on the staircase leading to the second floor of the Racing Hall of Fame and Museum.  Miller trained for nearly 50 years and conditioned 72 stakes winners, including four champions.  

Miller became the first trainer to develop three different horses into Turf Champions. He also trained a record six United Nations’ Handicap winners, including Halo, Tentam, and Hero’s Honor.  He guided Winter’s Tale to victory in New York’s three richest handicap races: the Marlboro Cup, the Suburban, and the Brooklyn.  Miller won his only Kentucky Derby win in 1993 with Sea Hero. 

Mac Miller retired as a trainer in 1995. 

He was inducted into the National Racing Hall of Fame in 1987.

Champions Trained by Miller

Leallah - Champion 2-year old Filly, 1956
Assagai - Champion Turf Horse, 1966
Hawaii - Champion Turf Horse, 1969
Snow Knight - Champion Turf Horse, 1975


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from the Miller Exhibition.
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Racing Hall of Fame trainer MacKenzie “Mack” Miller died on December 10, 2010 at the University of Kentucky’s Markey Cancer Center in Lexington. He was 89.  Click here to read more.
Watch Sea Hero's 1993 Kentucky Derby
This rocking chair with Rokeby Silks as the cushion cover was given to Miller after his retirement.The MacKenzie Miller staircase at the Hall of Fame features items from Miller's racing career.Booth Malone painted this scene of Jerry Bailey and MacK Miller in the paddock before Sea Hero's win in the 1993 Kentucky Derby.Miller by cartoonist Pierre Bellocq, better known as Peb.  Peb's work is frequently featured on the pages of the Daily Racing Form.Thoroughbred Times cover featuring Miller, Paul Mellon and Jerry Bailey after Sea Hero's win in the 1993 Kentucky Derby.Award given to Miller by the Thoroughbred Breeders of Kentucky, Inc. in 1977 as the Breeder of Bradley U and Properantes.Awards given to Miller by the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders Association 1973 as the breeder of Tentam and in 1972 as the breeder of Red Reality.Red Reality by artist Julie A. WearAward presented to Miller by the Horsemen’s Benevolence & Protective Association.