The Casino of Madrid dressed last night to welcome the delivery of its XXV Bullfighting Awards. In a great gala held in the Royal Hall of the entity, which was attended by more than 200 guests, the Casino of Madrid showed, once again, its strong support for bullfighting, Spanish heritage. This was stated by its president, Rafael Orbe, and the juror of the jury, Juan Francisco Hermida, who evoked the history of these prestigious awards.
Among the winners, figures such as Andrés Roca Rey and Paco Ureña, who congratulated the rest of the winners and recalled how he met the Peruvian: «Andrés, you were an eleven-year-old boy and often you hit us. You were already called to be an important figure in the history of bullfighting ». The bullfighter of Lorca also showed his admiration to farmers – «how nice to see a bull ramming like yours, Justo (Hernández) – and bullfighters, such as David de Miranda and Fernando Robleño, as an example” to break through “on” complicated “terrain . And he thanked the words of another winner, Federico Arnás (for Tendido Cero), for one of the most important interviews of the La 2 program. Before, Roca Rey showed his gratitude to the Casino: «It’s always nice to receive a reward for our effort and delivery, ”he said.
It was a stately evening full of emotion, as when Justo Hernández, by his bull “Poet,” remembered his father. Valdellán was the other distinguished currency. And more men of gold and silver like Fernando Robleño, David de Miranda, Francisco de Manuel, Iván García, Juan Francisco Peña and Fernando Sánchez. Antonio Ferrera – convincing for his mishap in Bogotá – and Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza could not attend because of his commitments in America. All received a replica of El Torito, by the French artist Bonheur, a work owned by the Casino de Madrid and which presides and gives its name to the Hall in which the gatherings are usually held.
A night of luxury with businessmen, bullfighters, ranchers, proxies and endless fans of art and bravery. Twenty-five years of awards, a quarter of a century supporting the Fiesta, that was why these trophies were born, in order to extol the excellence of all the members of the world’s first fair, San Isidro. From Las Ventas, a BIC building, to another BIC, the Casino de Madrid. An evening of the highest category on a stage with the hearth of the tasks that are stored in memory.
Family photo – ABC
The Jury of these XXV Bullfighting Casino Awards in Madrid was constituted by, as President and Secretary, those who at that time were from the Board of Directors of the Casino of Madrid, Mr. Javier Torrico Torrico (D.E.P.) and Mr. César Campuzano Robledo; as members: Mr. Gerardo Seco Ródenas, Mr. Juan Francisco Hermida Gutiérrez, Mr. Francisco Carpintero López, Mr. Ángel González Jurado, Mr. Francisco Jiménez Martínez, Mr. Ignacio García Govantes, Mr. José Ángel Galán Cáceres, Mr. Rafael Saiz Fraile, Mr. Ismael Fernández de la Carrera, Mr. José González Jiménez, Mr. Miguel Berruezo Hernández and Mr. Lorenzo Simón López. These were the winners:
Antonio Ferrera, winner of the fair.
Roca Rey, best task.
Paco Ureña, special prize out of subscription in the afternoon for the memory.
David de Miranda, revelation bullfighter.
Valdellán, more complete livestock
Poet, from Garcigrande, best bull.
Fernando Robleño, best thrust.
Francisco de Manuel, best novillero.
Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza, best rejoneador.
Juan Francisco Peña, best punch.
Fernando Sánchez, best pair of flags.
Iván García, best pawn of brega.
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