Hall of Fame - Jockey, Trainer, Raconteur
Oct 20, 2023 12:15 PM
JJ Miller | West Australian Jockey Extraordinaire
Hall of Fame - Jockey, Trainer, Raconteur

John James Miller, the only jockey to have won the triple crown. The Melbourne Cup, Caulfield Cup and Sydney cup.  The horse, Gallilee. 

 

Born into the famous multi-sporting family of Miller’s, Neesham’s, Kerr's and McManus, JJ rode more than 2,200 winners in Australia, plus overseas in England, Mauritius, Ireland, and Singapore, where he won the Singapore Jockeys Premiership.  Returning to Australia, the Adelaide Premiership and then dominated the West Australian Calendar.  Always booked to head East to win the big races for Colin Hayes and Bart Cummings.

 

Well known for his support of Jockeys worldwide, meant ‘discussions’ with the stewards.

Legendary trainer Bart Cummings said of his legendary Jockey ‘an unusual bloke, a good rider. They travelled well for him’.  ‘A masterful jockey who could coax and kid horses to rise above themselves’.

 

In time for the Melbourne Cup 2023, ‘Hall of Sport Fame’, JJ Miller, could give you the winning tip.

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