The Author created the book from years of going to the So.California racetracks. As a horse fan, he put this unique book in tribute to Lava Man. This book has the California Champion of the Hollywood Gold Cup Lava Man. You will see behind backside and meet the staff. Doug O' Neill has retired Lava Man and this will be the last photos of him on the track. Five years was put into this book. Good Luck in retirement Lava Man. With the purchase of this book, we will donate a small portion to the retired horses carma fund.