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Adrián de Torres fought two bullfights in Madrid final season: on April 2 he reduce off an ear, and on May 21 he went across the ring, and he doesn’t seem on the San Isidro posters. David de Miranda did the stroll one afternoon and in addition acquired the return prize, and his identify doesn’t seem both.

Other bullfighters akin to Curro Díaz, Ángel Sánchez, El Cid, Joaquín Galdós, José Fernando Molina, Octavio Chacón, Ángel Sánchez, Paco Ramos or Rubén Pinar had a chance and nothing occurred, and so they haven’t been employed at this honest both.

Others didn’t set foot on the Las Ventas enviornment in 2023, however whose service report provides them hope, akin to Sánchez Vara, Esaú Fernández, Joselito Adame, Manuel Diosleguarde, Oliva Soto, Lama de Góngora, Daniel Crespo, Fortes, Sergio Serrano, José Ruiz Muñoz, Ángel Jiménez, Manuel Perera, amongst others, and, apparently, nobody has referred to as them.

Neither Alejandro Talavante, nor José María Manzanares, Miguel Ángel Perera nor Cayetano deserve the nice remedy obtained by Plaza 1

The actual causes for such absences won’t ever be recognized past the truth that the corporate has not thought of them acceptable, however all of them, and they don’t seem to be the one ones, have demonstrated enough causes to be on the posters.

On the opposite, Alejandro Talavante was in 2023 for 4 afternoons in Las Ventas, his efficiency was silenced in six bulls and he saluted within the remaining two and he has been employed for one more 4 afternoons in San Isidro. Similar instances are these of José María Manzanares and Miguel Ángel Perera, with two empty afternoons every in 2023 and so they return with the identical prize. And there’s the obvious case of Cayetano, who has not been to Madrid for the reason that 2018 season, and has not deserved to return, and there he’s, with two luxurious afternoons within the honest go.

It is assumed that each one of them have a great godfather (the luckiest, Talavante, whose consultant is Simón Casas, one of many businessmen within the bullring; Manzanares is represented by Matilla, the one who guidelines most in bullfighting, and Cayetano has his alongside Curro Vázquez, who has all the time cared for him with excessive affection), and that Plaza 1 considers that they’re a great attraction for the field workplace, which doesn’t forestall us from considering that none of them have been awarded such contracts.

From left to right, Rafael García Garrido, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, José Luis Martínez-Almeida and Simón Casas.
From left to proper, Rafael García Garrido, Isabel Díaz Ayuso, José Luis Martínez-Almeida and Simón Casas.Plaza 1

Of course, nothing and nobody is ideal, as is the case of Plaza 1, a Las Ventas firm, which seeks professional profitability and has its commitments (being taken over by Mr. Casas isn’t the identical as being taken over by an unknown beginner); Hence, as soon as once more this 12 months, the San Isidro posters include flagrant injustices so inherent to the historical past of bullfighting.

Here is the case of Fernando Adrián, (two exits on his shoulders final 12 months), who has been on the verge of staying at house for cash causes; In the top, and plainly by indication of the Center for Bullfighting Affairs – the physique of the Community of Madrid with management in Las Ventas – he has been employed for the Charity bullfight and one other on the Autumn Fair.

That stated, – the one who has a godfather is baptized, and isn’t singled out by Adrián, who’s the one one who actually deserves to be on the honest -, it have to be acknowledged that the 2024 lineup is extra open, it has thrilling younger faces , recovers names forgotten for no cause in 2023 and presents, briefly, extra variety in mixtures.

Pablo Hermoso de Mendoza additionally avoids competitors with Diego Ventura within the bullfight of his farewell to Madrid

There are, for instance, García Pulido, Álvaro Alarcón, Alejandro Fermín, David Galván, Jorge Martínez, Ángel Téllez, Cristian Parejo, Víctor Hernández and Isaac Fonseca, and names that ought to by no means have been lacking akin to Manuel Escribano, Antonio Ferrera or Rafaelillo. Juan Ortega returns, accompanied by Pablo Aguado and Diego Urdiales, three intermittent however all the time welcome artists. And there’s Morante, important; Ureña, an awesome man who is nearly all the time mistreated; and Borja Jiménez, Emilio de Justo, Castella, Roca Rey, Luque and Ginés Marín, with all their benefit.

Two afternoons there will even be the rejoneador Diego Ventura, who as soon as once more will be unable to compete with Hermoso de Mendoza, who involves say goodbye within the firm of his son and Lea Vicens.

And excellent news within the livestock part: bulls from Miura, Baltasar Ibán, José Escolar, Victorino, Adolfo Martín and Pedraza de Yeltes can be fought, which don’t assure pleasure, however trigger pleasure, which is not any small factor. The different ranches are the standard ones, those that normally increase bulls for the enjoyment of the bullfighter.

Three bullfights shut the Isidril cycle with 9 children who come to Madrid to danger their future with little or no background, most of them.

In brief, higher posters for San Isidro in 2024, extra number of bulls and bullfighters, with regrettable absences and the conviction that some obtain an undeserved prize.

And a closing word: as soon as once more this 12 months, the honest's presentation gala changed the press convention by which entrepreneurs needed to undergo questions, typically uncomfortable, from the media. The lack of transparency that’s not missing within the bullfighting sector.

García Garrido: “San Isidro is a ferion”

“San Isidro is a festival.” This is how Rafael García Garrido, businessman from Las Ventas, described the posters through the gala held final evening within the ring of the sq., which was attended by simply over 500 individuals, and which included the president of the Community of Madrid. , Isabel Díaz Ayuso and the mayor of the capital, José Luis Martínez-Almeida.

Fifty younger fashions opened the present wearing Goyesque costumes, brief and bullfighting costumes, all with bullfighting allusions, the work of tailor Justo Algaba.

Next, Elena Salamanca and Ramón García, the presenters of the occasion, revealed the one shock of the evening as a result of the posters have been already recognized: Cayetana Rivera, daughter of Francisco Rivera Ordóñez and Eugenia Martínez de Irujo, would be the picture of this 12 months's poster that may accompany the announcement of all of the season's festivities, the work of artist Juan Iranzo. The protagonist obtained the Youth and Bullfighting award, given to her by Victoria Federica de Marichalar. Other winners from the Plaza 1 firm have been the right-hander Borja Jiménez, the rancher Victorino Martín, Dr. Máximo García Padrós, chief surgeon of the plaza, and the journalist Pedro Piqueras.

Simón Casas, the opposite businessman, stated that “there is no bullfighter missing from the fair, they are all there,” and added that he had by no means felt as a lot assist for the competition as that supplied by the Community of Madrid.

García Garrido, for his half, publicly congratulated mayoral Florito, the person who chooses the stud farms, and warranted that in Madrid (“which has a tough and demanding public”) there aren’t any vetoes among the many bullfighters.

And President Díaz Ayuso closed the occasion with an extended speech filled with quotes about bullfighting in Madrid (“the world center of bullfighting”), admitting the supposed problem in making the posters, which she in comparison with electoral lists or of a marriage, and referred to the latest ban on bullfighting in Mexico: “I don't know,” he stated, “a place where a path of freedom and prosperity has been opened when a bullring has been closed.”

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