Eibar Coa
Born:
1971-02-15
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Monagas, Venezuela

Currently Residing:
Cooper City
Florida USA

Height: 5'3
Weight: 112 lb

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His son is Keibar.


Notes:
At his teens, Eibar won Venezuela's national judo championships for five times. But, left that sport to learn horseriding and attended a jockey school between 1989 and 1991. He was initially introduced to horse racing by a family friend at 18. He started riding in his homeground in 1992. When he started riding in Venezuela, the competition was tough for him as there were more than 200 horseriders in the circuit. He won both inner track and spring titles in Aqueduct. In 2006 he won two GI races at Saratoga. He has eight riding titles to his credit at the South Florida horse racing circuit. Of his top horses there are- Commentator, Eddington, Gygistar, Victory Gallop, Sir Bear, Mystic Lady, Delaware Township, Band is Passing, Platinum Tiara, Arthur L. and You can do it.

Statistics
Year Races Run Wins Place Show Earnings
2011 140 17 14 20 -
2010 858 129 111 93 -
2009 1053 180 135 120 -
2008 1412 256 208 184 -
2007 1628 285 267 234 -
2006 1612 321 265 214 -
2005 1351 206 190 177 -
2004 1015 210 149 116 -
2003 1275 209 196 176 -
2002 1367 287 225 154 -

Facts
Top mounts include: Commentator, Go Deputy, Swap Fliparoo, Sir Greeley, Rock Lobster, Tiger, Foreverness, Wild Gams and Cherokee Jewel.
He has led the jockey standings at Calder, Tropical-at-Calder, Gulfstream Park, Aqueduct, Belmont Park and Monmouth Park.
He was inducted into Calder's Hall of Fame in 2004.
He won his first Gulfstream Park rider's title in 2003 with 91 wins.
In his pastime he likes riding his motorcycle or enjoying a game of Basketball.
Major Racing Wins:- Brooklyn Handicap (1998) Princess Rooney Handicap (1998) Rebel Stakes (1998) Cornhusker Breeders' Cup Handicap (2000) Lone Star Derby (2000) Miami Mile Handicap (2000) Texas Mile Stakes (2000) Monmouth Breeders' Cup Oaks (2001) Calder Derby (2002, 2004) Eatontown Handicap (2002, 2004) Meadowlands Cup (2002, 2005) Tampa Bay Derby (2003) Sunshine Millions Classic (2003) Illinois Derby (2004) Kelso Breeders' Cup Handicap (2004) Sunshine Millions Distaff (2004) Toboggan Handicap (2004) Canadian Turf Handicap (2005) Pimlico Special (2005) Queens County Handicap (2005) Sword Dancer Invitational Handicap (2006) Belmont Futurity Stakes (2007) Gazelle Stakes (2007) Prioress Stakes (2007) Remsen Stakes (2007) Test Stakes (2007) Donn Handicap (2008) Matron Stakes (2008) Sabin Stakes (2008)