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Coa walks to join friends at benefit

Updated: March 29, 2011, 6:51 PM ET
By Mike Welsch | Daily Racing Form

Jockey Eibar Coa proved miracles can happen when he arrived at the Woodmont Country Club in Tamarac, Fla., late Tuesday afternoon to attend a benefit golf tournament held in his honor.

Coa, who was left nearly paralyzed throughout his body after sustaining a fracture of the C4 vertebra in his neck in a spill that took place pulling up after the finish of the sixth race at Gulfstream Park on Feb. 18, brought many of those in attendance at the golf tournament to tears when he got out of ...

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