(ANSA) - SIENA, AUGUST 17 - The district of Leocorno with the little boy Giovanni Atzeni, known as Tittia, on the horse Violenta da Clodia, won the Palio di Siena tonight dedicated to the Madonna of the Assumption.
The Leocorno led the career in the lead since the start at the Mossa for all three laps of the square of the field.
For Atzeni it is the ninth Palio won, the fourth in a row.
He had won the Palios of 2019 before the suspension for ilCovid and that of last July 2, always for different districts.
For Violenta da Clodia, a nine-year-old female bay horse, it is the first Palio won at the fourth participation.
During the race jockeys from four districts fell, their horses all arrived 'shaken'.
The event was held today due to a postponement due to bad weather that hit the city on August 16 - a traditional date.