It is located in Baotu Spring Park and was regarded as one of the 72 famous springs in the Jin ,Ming and Qing Dynasties .“Mapao”means “racing horse”. The name comes from a fairy tale . It is said that there was a patriotic general named Guan Sheng in the past . When he sacrificed his life for the country , his war horse was so sorrowful that it continuously dug the ground . At this time , the spring water flushed out and the spring came into being .