Sport: To Wish Is a Big Thing

"These things," said Manuel Ycaza, "are beneath the dignity of a man whose family has a coat of arms." The things that Jockey Ycaza (pronounced ee-kah-za) was talking about were the tactics that once won him the reputation of racing's roughest rider. But Ycaza, at 22, is already a reformed fellow. And though he is calmly vague about the details of his coat of arms (asked what it is, he replies: "Why, it is a coat of arms for the Ycaza family"), many a follower of the new Ycaza might suggest that it be a whip rampant on a field of...

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