Cal Cup: Lava Man looks to restore his luster
ARCADIA, Calif. -- The California Cup program needed more horses; Lava Man needed lesser competition. Both get their wish Saturday at Santa Anita.
The Oak Tree Racing Association hosts the 11-race, $1.3 million Cal Cup, bolstered by large fields and a genuine star. Lava Man's current form may be sketchy, yet the popular gelding will be heavily favored to end a two-race losing streak in the centerpiece race, the $250,000 Classic.
The California Cup also seeks rejuvenation. The all-Cal-bred ...
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