Palio di Siena - in pictures

Arguably the most chaotic race of the year, the Palio di Siena returned at the start of the month and it lived up to its famous reputation! Below are just some of the great moments that took place this year:

The July 2018 race (full video)...

 The winning Contrada (horse) known as 'Drago' ridden by Andrea Mari (Vincento Pinto/AFP)

The winning Contrada (horse) known as 'Drago' ridden by Andrea Mari (Vincento Pinto/AFP)

 Policeman (Italian Carabinieri) falls from his horse prior to the race! (Stefano Rellandini / Reuters)

Policeman (Italian Carabinieri) falls from his horse prior to the race! (Stefano Rellandini / Reuters)

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