Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo, Buenos Aries, Argentina

Horse Racing in ArgentinaHipodromo Argentino de Palermo is a thoroughbred racecourse in Buenos Aries, Argentina. It has a 2400m (1.5 miles) all-weather surface and is one of the leading racecourses in Argentina. It is also the oldest racecourse in Buenos Aries, having been established 7th May 1876.

Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo

Since 1884, Hipodromo Argentino dePalermo has been home to the Gran Premio Nacional (Argentine Derby) which forms part of the Argentine Triple Crown. It also features other important races. In 1947, the racecourse pioneered photo-finish technology and in 1971 it also introduced floodlighting to make night racing possible at the venue. Formerly known as Hipodromo de Palermo, the racecourse changed its name in 1953.

Principal races:

  • Gran Premio Polla de Potrancas de Palermo (G1)
  • Gran Premio Polla de Potrillos de Palermo (G1)
  • Gran Premio Nacional

Official website: www.palermo.com.ar

Image: Wikipedia

Gran Premio Nacional 2012 (G1):

Gran Premio Nacional 2010 (G1):

Gran Premio Polla De Potrancas 2011:

Gran Premio Polla De Potrillos 2011: