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Unformatted text preview: The next section focuses on the horse responsible for making horse racing publicly acceptable again. Oguricap was not born of any horses of note and was expected to be a weak horse. Many people flocked to his success and in particular, many women began showing their support at races. The article continues to catalog Oguricap’s wins and losses over the next few years. The real interesting part of this article is the discussion of the jockey, Take Yutaka. The female fan’s adoration of this sport’s figure is one that is seen the world over in nearly every sport. Women flock to the pretty boys of every sport. Examples of this are the fan bases of Derek Jeter, David Beckham, Oscar Delahoya, and Tony Romo....
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2008 for the course JPN 245 taught by Professor Mcveigh during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.
- Spring '08