Hipodromo Independencia de Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina

Horse Racing in ArgentinaHipodromo Independencia is a thoroughbred racecourse in Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina. The main track is 1800m and has a dirt surface.

Hipodromo Independencia RosarioFounded in 1900 by horse enthusiasts from throughout the province of Santa Fe, the Jockey Club de Rosario sought a location for the building of a racecourse. A plot of land from Parque de la Independencia was donated by the then governor, Luis Lamas and construction began immediately. Work was completed quickly and the inaugural meeting was able to take place at Hipodromo Independencia on 8th December 1901 with 3000 people attending the event. Although the Jockey Club de Rosario continue to use the venue, control of the racecourse reverted to the municipality in 2006.

Official website: www.hipodromorosario.com.ar

Hipodromo Independencia Rosario 18-11-2012. Clàsico, Carlos Pellegrini 2012:

Hipodromo Independencia Rosario 4-11-2012, Clasico Intendente Municipal Monica Fein: