Mick The Miller was the
first star of greyhound racing .
He was born in the village of Killeigh, in County Offaly,
Ireland on Tuesday 29th June 1926 in the kennels at Millbrook House. He was
bred by Fr
Martin Brophy, the parish curate and reared by Michael Greene.
He went on to win 15 out of 20 races in Ireland.
Fr Brophy then sold him and he lived the rest of his life
in Britain, where he went on to win 36 of 48 races, including the Greyhound St Leger, the
Cesarewitch, the Welsh Greyhound
Derby and the English Greyhound Derby
twice (the first dog to do so and one of only four ever to achieve this