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Andrea Mari Wins The 2011 Palio Race: Photos Of Reckless Joy

by | 16th, August 2011

ANDREA Mari and his horse Fedora Saura of the Giraffa (Giraffe) neighbourhood in Siena, are the winners of the Palio horse race around Siena’s main square. Each neighbourhood puts up a horse and rider to race three times around the slippery, dirt covered cobblestone track. Meanwhile, in England

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Rider of the Giraffa (Giraffe) neighborhood Andrea Mari reacts after winning the Palio, the famous break-neck bareback horse race around in Piazza del Campo Siena's main square, Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011. The annual Palio pits Siena neighborhoods against one another and its a major tourist draw for this Tuscan city. Each neighborhood puts up a horse and rider to race three times around the slippery, dirt covered cobblestone track. (AP Photo/Paolo Lazzeroni)



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