Keyword: Eibar Coa

  • Lord Robyn Swipes Tropical Park Derby

    Local hope Lord Robyn won his third straight race since switching to the turf at Calder Race Course, romping to a front-running victory in the $100,000 Tropical Park Derby (gr. IIIT) for just-turned 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles.

  • Aggadan Gets Rolling, Captures Challedon

    Aggadan appeared to be going nowhere in Saturday's $75,000 Challedon Stakes at Pimlico, but when jockey Eibar Coa set him down to business around the far turn, the chestnut picked it up, caught his rivals and went on to an impressive victory.

  • Built Up Edges Super Frolic in Spend A Buck

    Raymond Susi's Built Up rallied from just off the pace to take the lead at the top of the stretch and had just enough to win the Spend A Buck Handicap (gr. III) by a head over rallying Super Frolic on Saturday at Calder Race Course.

  • Eddington Takes Turf Debut in Calder Derby

    Making his first start on grass, former Triple Crown contender Eddington squeezed between horses in the stretch to nip the determined pacesetter Bob's Proud Movement by a head for victory in the $200,000 Calder Derby (gr. IIIT) in Florida.

  • Mr O'Brien and Eibar Coa win the Kelso Breeders' Cup Handicap, Saturday at Belmont Park.

    Plenty of Room for Mr O'Brien's Kick in Kelso

    Skeedattle Stable's Mr O'Brien found his closing kick again after four straight losing races, taking Saturday's $270,000 Kelso Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIT) at a mile on the Belmont Park Widener turf course.

  • Ashado, ridden by Eibar Coa, wins the Cotillion Handicap at Philadelphia Park.

    Ashado Set for BC Distaff With Cotillion Romp

    Starlight Stable's Ashado used her speed and class to post a comfortable 2 3/4-length victory in Saturday's $250,000 Cotillion Handicap (gr. II) at Philadelphia Park.

  • Presidential Landslide in Salvator Mile

    Presidentialaffair took control out of the gate and never looked back, winning the $100,000 Salvator Mile (gr. III) by a length at Monmouth Park on Sunday.

  • Ocean Drive wins the Eatontown Handicap, Saturday at Monmouth Park.

    Ocean Drive Coasts to Eatontown Victory

    Ocean Drive exploded to the lead in midstretch and drew off to score by nearly three lengths in the $100,000 Eatontown Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park Saturday.

  • Pocus Hocus Gains Focus Just in Time

    Susan and John Moore's Pocus Hocus wore down pacesetter Chrusciki in the final strides to capture the $70,000 Monmouth Beach Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday by a head.

  • Well Fancied Coasts to Toboggan Triumph

    Sanford Goldfarb and Stewart Hoffman's Well Fancied recorded his sixth win in his last eight starts Saturday, stalking stubborn pacesetter Don Six from just off the pace, finally getting to the lead to win the $112,200 Toboggan Handicap (gr. III) by two lengths at Aqueduct.

  • For Second Day in Row, Gulfstream Races Cancelled

    For the second day in a row, racing at Gulfstream Park was cancelled after jockeys refused to ride Monday due to unsafe track conditions. Monday's racing program was cancelled shortly after the 1:30 post time for the first race.

  • Secret Request (12) races to victory in the Sunshine Millions Ocala Breeders' Sales Distaff ahead of Smoke'n Frolic, Saturday at Gulfstream Park.

    Longshot Secret Request Stuns OBS Distaff

    Overlooked at 74-1 odds, J D Farms' Florida homebred Secret Request split horses in deep stretch and got up for a three-quarter length upset victory in the $500,000 Ocala Breeders' Sales Distaff at Gulfstream Park on Saturday.

  • Bobbie Use Holds On in Tropical Park Oaks

    Sanford Goldfarb's New York-bred filly Bobbie Use won the $100,000 Tropical Park Oaks at Calder Race Course on Thursday, defeating Cold Wynnter by a neck. Last Waltz was a length and a half back in third.

  • Redoubled Miss Grabs Stage Door Betty by Nose

    Centaur Farms' Redoubled Miss made a strong, late run to win the $100,000 Stage Door Betty Handicap at Calder on Saturday to barely edge Grab Bag by a nose. Pampered Princess was only a head behind the first two finishers in a fantastic finish.

  • Magic Mecke Rolls to Victory in Axthelm

    Magic Mecke won his third consecutive race by taking the$100,000 Pete Axthelm Stakes Saturday at Calder Race Course, breaking the stakes record time in the process.

  • Barbara O'Brien Barrels Home In Chaposa Springs

    Four-year-old filly Barbara O'Brien scored her first graded stakes victory, taking the $100,000 Chaposa Springs Handicap (gr. III) at Calder during Grand Slam I on Saturday.

  • Rose Classic is Bitter Sweet for Best of the Rest

    The venerable 8-year-old horse Best of the Rest provided a fitting ending to the second annual Florida Million Saturday at Calder Race Course with a gritty victory in the $200,000 Carl G. Rose Classic for the second straight year.

  • Marylebone Nips Pletcher Mate in Matron

    As Marylebone and Lokoya battled head-and-head in the stretch, the only thing that was certain in Sunday's $200,000 Matron (gr. I) for 2-year-old fillies at Belmont Park was that trainer Todd Pletcher was going to the winner's circle.

  • Back-Up Wild Spirit Dominates Ruffian

    Trainer Bobby Frankel didn't have his big gun for Saturday's $300,000 Ruffian Handicap (gr. I), but his replacements in the race, Wild Spirit and You proved more than capable back-ups, posting a one-two finish.

  • Mobil Moves to Head of Plate Class with Trial Win

    Gustav Schickedanz's Mobil made his case for Queen's Plate favoritism stronger Saturday, edging away from Rock Again in deep stretch win Saturday's $162,200 Plate Trial Stakes at Woodbine.

  • Queen's Plate Hope Rock Again Runs in Trial

    Stronach Stables' 3-year-old Rock Again, by champion Awesome Again, the 1997 Queen's Plate and 1998 Breeders' Cup Classic winner out of the mare Track Gal, who competed in two Breeders' Cup Sprints, has some large shoes shoes to fill. On Saturday, trainer Malcolm Pierce should find out whether the homebred colt is ready to try those shoes on when he goes postward in the $162,600 Plate Trial Stakes at Woodbine.

  • Nonsuch Bay Pulls Away in Banshee Breeze

    Joseph P. Platt Jr.'s Nonsuch Bay, ridden by Eibar Coa, scored a convincing 4 1/4-length victory in Friday's $75,000 Banshee Breeze Handicap at Gulfstream Park.

  • Charge Drives to Victory in Caltech

    Wheelock Whitney's Florida homebred Charge lived up to his name, rallying with a rush in the stretch to overtake 7-5 favorite Purely Classic by a length in the $75,000 Caltech Handicap for 3-year-olds at rainy Gulfstream Park Sunday.

  • Region of Merit Favored in Tampa Bay Derby

    Calumet Farm's Region of Merit is the 5-2 morning line favorite for Sunday's $250,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. III). The son of Touch Gold will break from the outside post position in the nine-horse field. In the $150,000 Florida Oaks (gr. III) on the same card, Kinsman Stable's Ebony Breeze is the one to beat.

  • Florida Derby, Swale Stakes Notes (March 14)

    Trainer Mickey Goldfine was putting the final touches on Senor Swinger Friday morning, just hours before the colt put his undefeated record on the line in Gulfstream Park's grade I Florida Derby. At $1 million, the 1 1/8-mile race is the richest prep in the nation for the Triple Crown.

  • Sweettrickydancer 5-2 Choice in Herecomesthebride

    Sweetrickydancer puts a four-race streak that includes two straight stakes scores on the line and is the 5-2 morning line favorite for the $100,000 Herecomesthebride Stakes at Gulfstream on Saturday. The race for 3-year-old fillies is at 1 1/16 miles on the turf.

  • Best of the Rest (7) passes Booklet (3) on his way to winning the $1M Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park.

    Best of the Rest Tops in Sunshine Classic

    Ultra-consistent Best of the Rest, ridden by Eibar Coa, defeated pace-making Booklet and a late-charging Grey Memo by 1 1/2 length Saturday in the $1 million Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park.

  • Sweettrickydancer Takes Tropical Park Oaks

    Sweettrickydancer earned the distinction of winning the first stakes race of 2003, taking Wednesday's $100,000 Tropical Park Oaks at Calder Race Course.

  • Cellars Shiraz the Toast of Frances Genter

    The hometown favorite Cellars Shiraz won her seventh stakes race of 2002, taking Saturday's $100,000 Frances A. Genter Stakes at Calder Race Course by 2 1/2 lengths.

  • Coa, Krieger Use Speed to Win Tropical Turf

    Jockey Eibar Coa almost got a Grand Slam all by himself at Calder Race Course Saturday, finishing with winners of three of the day's four stakes races after Krieger captured the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) for 3 and up at 1 1/8 mile on the turf.

  • Wander Mom Finds the Front in My Charmer

    Wander Mom, third in the My Charmer Handicap (gr. IIIT) last year, was in control of Saturday's running at Calder, taking the lead within the first quarter mile of the 1 1/8-mile Grand Slam I turf event and hanging on strongly at the end.

  • Coa Shows Way for Built Up in Noe Handicap

    Jockey Eibar Coa gunned Built Up to the lead in the 7-furlong $100,000 Kenny Noe Jr. Handicap, part of Calder's Grand Slam I program, and never looked back, defeating even-money favorite Tour of the Cat by one length.

  • Sweettrickydancer Gets Serious in 'Wildcat

    Sweettrickydancer notched her third consecutive turf victory by winning the $100,000 Hollywood Wildcat Stakes for 2-year-old fillies at Calder Race Course on Saturday.

  • Leading Rider Velasquez Wins Six at Calder

    Cornelio Velasquez, the leading jockey at Calder Race Course, rode winners in six races Sunday, tying the record held by three other riders during the Tropical meet.

  • Stubborn Union Place Ekes Out Calder Derby

    Union Place, ridden by Eibar Coa, successfully battled favorite Miesque's Approval in a stirring stretch duel for a neck victory in Saturday's $200,000 Calder Derby (gr. III).

  • Burning Roma (2) wins the $400,000 Meadowlands Cup.

    Burning Roma Scores Meadowlands Cup Upset

    Burning Roma moved to the front down the backstretch and never looked back, winning the 25th renewal of the $400,000 Meadowlands Cup (gr. II) on Friday night by 3/4 of a length.

  • Coa Wins Five of Seven on Monmouth Card

    Jockey Eibar Coa won five of seven races on Wednesday's card at Monmouth Park, including the $35,000 allowance feature aboard H.M.S. Jackson.

  • Jostle, Mystic Lady to Battle in Banshee Breeze

    Winstar Farm's Jostle and Lee Lewis' Mystic Lady, a pair of graded stakes winners both making their first starts of the year, top a field of seven in the inaugural running of the $75,000 Banshee Breeze Handicap at Gulfstream Park April 5.

  • Coa's Suspension Reduced From 30 to 20 Days

    Following a 90-minute hearing Feb. 14 that included expert testimony and a bitter exchange, Gulfstream Park's stewards reduced the suspension of jockey Eibar Coa from 30 days to 20, with an additional five days to be lopped off if he does not appeal. Coa's agent, Joe Ferrer, indicated Coa did not plan an appeal.

  • Coa Granted New Hearing on 30-Day Suspension

    Jockey Eibar Coa will receive a new hearing before the Gulfstream Park stewards on a 30-day suspension he was levied for "rough riding" aboard Mr. Livingston in the Jan. 26 Fort Lauderdale Handicap (gr. IIIT).

  • Chaposa Springs Choice is Gold Mover

    Edward P. Evans' 3-year-old filly Gold Mover appears to be the class among 10 fillies and mares entered in the $100,000 Chaposa Springs Handicap (gr. III) at seven furlongs on the main track at Calder on Saturday. Jockey Eibar Coa will be aboard the daughter of Gold Fever for trainer Mark Hennig.