Who is Giacca
Giacca was a dark horse. She is also the third most victorious horse of the twentieth century in the Palio of Siena (and the first among females), ran 12 Palii and won 6: July 2, 1919 Leocorno, 16 August 1924 Chiocciola, 2 July 1926 Pantera, 16 August 1927 Nicchio, September 14th 1928 Wave, July 2nd 1929 Leocorno.
Jacket debuted in Siena on July 2, 1919, the Palio of the recovery after the First World War, she was also the protagonist of the extraordinary Palio dedicated to the VI international festival of modern music of September 14, 1928.
On July 2, 1929 she ran her last Palio. For the third time in the stable of the Contrada del Leocorno and mounted by Ferruccio Funghi called Porcino. She started very well and lead the whole race, conquering her sixth and last victory, once again very cleanly, finishing her career in beauty.