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What the Horse Racing Nation is saying about Coil...

This year’s Haskell field of seven is rather contentious, with a very nice balance of early speed and late runners.Read More
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  • timgsmith10 · Curlin - Oxbow is silly.... Oxbow -Shackleford I could see. · 264 days ago ·
  • tmallios1 · One has to be careful when comparing other horses to Curlin.This is one of the greats of the modern era.The only reason he was not the triple crown winner was a case of bad racing luck.a very troubled derby trip,then the tough beat to rags to riches in the belmont.no disrespect to oxbow or any other recent 3 yo colt. they are not even in the same neighberhood as that star was. · 264 days ago ·
Horse Racing Nation is offering its friends and fans an opportunity to meet and hang out with the Monmouth Park jockeys on July 26th, the Friday before the Haskell Invitational. Read More
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  • AndyScoggin · Yes, Brian, I will be there and the real jocks, like "Jersey Joe" Bravo. Good food, racing people, Haskell weekend, it's got to be fun! · 283 days ago ·
  • RutgersKev · I'm interested in attending. @RutgersKev on twitter. · 283 days ago ·
Per Katie Fisher, Assistant to Tom Hudson of Magali Farms, Coil was very well received by California breeders and had a successful booking of 77 mares.
is anyone in foal to him yet?
Awesome horse. He won Grade 1's at 6 furlongs to 1 1/8. That does not often happen. A unique horse.
Coil gradually wore down pacesetter Ultimate Eagle to win Saturday’s Grade II San Pasqual Stakes by a head.Read More
  • Mike in SB · Big win by Coil and Ultimate Eagle looked pretty good too. One big thing I have noticed is that the Santa Anita track seems to be a lot more fair than it was last year, several of the winners have been coming from off the pace, that was rare last year. I hope it continues through the Breeders Cup. · 465 days ago ·
  • cocoa2 · If neither horses had blinkers who would've won the stretch duel? · 464 days ago ·
In a stirring stretch battle, Coil, ridden by Martin Garcia, and Ultimate Eagle, with Martin Pedroza up, were separated by head at the finish of Saturday’s Grade II, $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes with Coil prevailing in what was his last dance, according to Bob Baffert. Read More
Sad to see him retire but he had a great career!
Wait to go out on a bang!!! He ruined it for me, because I had Eagle WP. Nice win to close out his career.
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  • yukichan · Gutsy Coil has been a favorite of mine, showing versatility over dirt/synthetic winning at distances from 6f to 1 1/8. Hopefully he'll leave a nice legacy of California-breds. Thank you for a final thriller! Enjoy stud-hood! · 467 days ago ·
  • UnionRagsRules · Yeah go Coil · 467 days ago ·
What a thriller! Coil was a hard fought winner and starts his year off great.
Coil figures prominently in Saturday’s Grade II, $150,000 San Pasqual Stakes as the 5-year-old son of Point Given will try to stretch his speed to 1 1/16 miles. Read More
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  • ghelguera · Ultimate Eagle is the horse that will creep up into the handicap division. Hopefully he stays healthy! Beastly horse · 470 days ago ·
  • Mary Z. · Ultimate Eagle to take the lead and avoid any duel. Then Coil, Tres Borrachos, John Scott. · 469 days ago ·
He hasn't been retired yet, not until after the San Pasqual Stakes.
One day after announcing Coil's retirement, trainer Bob Baffert confirmed that Coil would start in the G2 San Pasqual Stakes on January 5 before officially leaving the racing scene. This morning, Coil fired a 5F bullet in 58:40 (1/102) at Santa Anita in preparation his last career start.
Coil worked 5f in 1:00 (11/85) at Santa Anita on 12-17.
OMG..a disappointing 3rd in the Cigar Mile???...must be time for yet another 'Jock Change'... that outta fix it.
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  • travel_vic · Many times I just have to laugh. When a horse, a HORSE, runs a bad one, to make THEMSELVES LOOK BETTER, the trainer fires the rider. DUMB. · 508 days ago ·
  • rafirox · I agree TV, jock didn't ruin it for him. But, I don't think he ran a bad one at all, but everyone says it was a bad one, so I am gonna watch it again. I think he ran a good race. · 508 days ago ·
On the Saturday after Thanksgiving, there are four stakes races at Aqueduct and they are the final four graded stakes of the year in New York. Read More
  • BrianZipse · Toughest test of the year for Groupie Doll ... I hope she can do it! Looking at a long shot in the Remsen in Indy's Illusion. · 511 days ago ·
  • AndyScoggin · On top of the four graded stakes there is a $109,000 Pick 6 carryover! · 510 days ago ·
Groupie Doll, winner of five straight against fillies and mares, will take on six male opponents, including four Grade 1 winners, in the Grade 1, $350,000 Cigar Mile Handicap on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack. Read More
  • Mike in SB · Groupie Doll looks tough, but I will try to beat her with Coil and Hymn Book if they stay at 8-1 and 6-1. It should be a pretty good race and I wouldn't mind seeing Groupie Doll win but I believe she will probably be less than 8-5. · 512 days ago ·

Coil - Race Results & Past Performances

View Details01/05/13Coil1stSA71 1/16 mDSan Pasqual-G2 4+ MCoilUltimate EagleJohn Scott1:42.52
View DetailsView Video11/24/12Coil3rdAqu81 mileDCigar Mile-G1 3+ MStay ThirstyGroupie DollCoil1:35.47
View DetailsView Video11/03/12Coil7thSA106 fDBreeders' Cup Sprint-G1 3+ MTrinnibergThe Lumber GuySmiling Tiger1:07.98
View Details10/06/12Coil1stSA86 fDSanta Anita Sprint Championship-G1 3+ MCoilCapital AccountJimmy Creed1:09.89
View Details08/26/12Coil2ndDmr57 fSPat O'Brien Hcp.-G1 3+ MCapital AccountCoilCamp Victory1:21.56
View Details07/26/12Coil1stDmr77 fSAlwOC 3+ MCoilMensa HeatGreat Warrior1:22.39
View DetailsView Video10/01/11Coil3rdSA71 1/8 mDGoodwood Stakes-G1 3+ MGame On DudeAwesome GemCoil1:47.36
View DetailsView Video08/27/11Coil10thSar121 1/4 mDTravers-G1 3 MStay ThirstyRattlesnake BridgeJ W Blue2:03.03
View DetailsView Video07/31/11Coil1stMth121 1/8 mDHaskell Invitational -G1 3 MCoilShacklefordRuler On Ice1:48.20
View DetailsView Video07/09/11Coil2ndBHP41 1/8 mSSwaps-G2 3 MDreamy KidCoilUncle Sam1:50.43
View DetailsView Video06/11/11Coil1stBHP71 1/16 mSAffirmed-G3 3 MCoilRunflatoutSpud Spivens1:42.88
View Details05/06/11Coil1stBHP76 fSAlwOC 3 MCoilSmashRunaway Wildcat1:09.16
View Details11/13/10Coil1stBHP76 fSMSW 2 MCoilSwitzers Da ManArousal1:10.22
View Details10/09/10Coil3rdBHP36 1/2 fSMSW 2 MAwesome PatriotOakcrest DriveCoil1:18.34