Champion Thoroughbred Lava Man Starts Second Career as Track Pony

When trainer Doug O'Neill's charges head to the racetrack during training hours at Hollywood Park, a familiar dark bay gelding often accompanies them. Lava Man, who won three Hollywood Gold Cups during a long racing career in which he earned $5,268,706, has settled into his new job as a stable pony.

"Sabas Rivera, one of my foremen, spent probably two or three hours a

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