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Coil gets green light for Travers

Updated: August 23, 2011, 5:01 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- Trainer Bob Baffert said he was looking for a way out of the Travers. But after watching Coil breeze a fast half-mile Tuesday morning over Saratoga's main track, Baffert and his 3-year-old appear to be all in for Saturday's $1 million Midsummer Derby.

With Baffert looking on from the empty Saratoga grandstand, Coil, winner of the Haskell Invitational, worked a fast four furlongs in 46.12 seconds in company with West Virginia Derby winner Prayer for Relief shortly ...

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