09/27/2011 10:12AM

Coil to stay home and meet older in Goodwood Stakes at Santa Anita

Shigeki Kikkawa
Coil was being considered for the Indiana Derby but will stay at Santa Anita for the Goodwood.

ARCADIA, Calif. - Coil, the winner of the Grade 1 Haskell at Monmouth in July, will make his stakes debut against older horses in Saturday’s Grade 1, $250,000 Goodwood Stakes at Santa Anita, trainer Bob Baffert said Tuesday.

Baffert had also considered the Indiana Derby at Hoosier Park on Saturday for Coil, but decided to keep the colt at his base in California.

A winner of 4 of 7 starts and $752,560, Coil was last of 10 in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga on Aug. 27, the 3-year-old’s most recent start.