Voglio essere Rompicollo. La vera storia della ragazza del Palio - I want to be Rompicollo. The true story of the woman of Palio
On August 16th 1957 Rosanna Bonelli raced in the Palio as the first woman jockey in the Nobile Contrada dell'Aquila.
History tells that only once before a woman jockey had raced in the Palio, the fifteen year-old Virginia Tacci who rode the 1581 Palio ''alla lunga'' wearing the colours of Drago, but the Palio ''alla lunga'' included a linear track that started outside the city walls to finish at the Duomo.
Tenacious and unconventional, Rompicollo is the first, and so far the only woman jockey to have raced in the Palio in Piazza del Campo.