Overview of the two day programme
The Palio of Amazons is an equestrian event taking place in Cagliari, Sardinia, on 11th and 12th May 2019. The main characteristic, and only example on a national and European level, is an all female horse race. The event is being hosted at the race grounds in the capital, Cagliari, on Poetto Beach.
Another novelty for the 2019 edition, is the involvement of nine districts of Cagliari, each of which will be attributed to a jockey on Sunday 12th May, for the Angloarab bred in Sardinia race. Special guests also include the presence of the celebrated riders of ancient equestrian traditions from three towns in Sardinia: the riders of Sa Carrela ‘e Nanti of Santu Lussurgiu, La Sartiglia of Oristano and S’Ardia of Sedilo.
Under 12s are free of charge.
SONGS AND DANCES FROM THE POPULAR TRADITIONS OF SARDINIA, THANKS TO THE WELCOME PARTICIPATION OF:
The 9 Districts of Cagliari
WE SUPPORT RESEARCH
The Palio of the Amazons supports research of the pioneering City of Hope Foundation
For every ticket sold, a euro will be donated to the Foundation, which has been providing assistance and curing young cancer patients Italy since 1994, as well as funding medical research in paediatrics.