Tagged: palio

Watching the Palio tonight?

For the first time in years, the Palio will not be broadcast via the Rai. This has some consequences since La7 cannot be received in Belgium (and perhaps other countries?). The new contract between...

Valdimontone names Mula: Shardana

Yesterday evening, at the cena della Prova Generale of Valdimontone, Antonio Francesco Mula got his nickname: Shardana. Shardana is the name of the ancient warriors (Sciardana) of Sardinia. They are known for never giving...

Chiocciola wins Quarta Prova

A change of fantino was expected at Civetta this morning after the fall of Bighino last night. Sebastiano Murtas, detto Grandine should be driving Vankook. This morning, after the Veterinary Commission’s evaluation, Civetta’s horse...

Leocorno wins Terza Prova

The order of entry between the ropes, still under the command of mossiere Renato Bircolotti, followed that of the assignment of the horses: Valdimontone, Civetta, Leocorno, Torre, Istrice, Drago, Bruco , Pantera , Lupa...