Umatase-kun is the mascot for Tokyo City Keiba a horse racing track in Shinagawa, Tokyo. I went there last year and spotted their mascot dressed up in a strange pink super hero like outfit. Many other race tracks have horse mascots too, some of the most famous are shown below (top left clockwise). Turfy, Katsumaru-kun, Hokuto-kun and Ricky.
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Idle Idol collects the wonderful 3D characters found all over Japan. Discover antique advertising characters, modern-mass produced mascots, unique one-off designs for small stores and even construction site animals. Learn their names, origins and stories. Sometimes strange, often fascinating but always interesting, meet these amazing characters in Idle Idol The Japanese mascot.