“It meant the world to me,” Peter Miller said Monday of the Del Mar
training title he accomplished in 2012. “Especially the way we did it,
going 0-for-21 then winning three on the last day.”
My Slew to win a maiden claiming-level second race on the final-day card
and followed that with stakes victories by Reneesgotzip in the CERF, (3rd
race) and Comma To The Top in the Pirates Bounty Stakes (6th
) to edge Bob Baffert 21 wins to 20.
Miller, 46, has memories of Del Mar going back to childhood and
notched his first Grade I victory with Set Play in the 2007 Debutante, a
watershed moment in a career that has seen his horses top the $1
million mark in earnings seven straight years with a high of 77 wins and
over $3.6 million in 2012.
“It’s going to be tough to repeat,” Miller said. “I don’t have the number of horses that
the bigger outfits
have. But everything has been going well so far this year and I’m excited to be back here and in the position that I am.”