Interview with MacKenzie Miller, September 12, 2006

Project: Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

MacKenzie Miller, a former horse trainer, begins the interview by talking of his business partner in horse racing, Dr. West. Subsequently, Dr. West's farm and the changes that horse racing has undergone throughout time are explored. Additionally, changes to the racetracks and horse care within the industry are also mentioned. Miller's connection to Paul Mellon is briefly discussed. The interviewee then describes the differences between horse owner-horse trainer relationships now and in the past. Next, Miller talks of his retirement, and his favorite aspect of the horse industry. Lastly, the effects of increased breeding of Thoroughbred horses on the industry are detailed.

Interview Accession

2006oh161_hik002

Interviewee Name

MacKenzie Miller

Interviewer Name

Kim Lady Smith

Interview Date

2006-09-12

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Miller, MacKenzie Interview by Kim Lady Smith. 12 Sep. 2006. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Miller, M. (2006, September 12). Interview by K. L. Smith. Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Miller, MacKenzie, interview by Kim Lady Smith. September 12, 2006, Horse Industry in Kentucky Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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