Argentine Derby – Free Day Out at the Horse Races Palermo

Gran Premio Nacional – Hipodrómo Argentino – Free Day Out!

The most important horse-racing event on the Argentine racing calendar is the Gran Premio Nacional also known as the Argentine Derby at the Hipódromo Argentino in Buenos Aires’ Palermo.

Horse Racing Free Day Out Buenos Aires

Horse Racing Free Day Out Buenos Aires


This year’s Gran Premio Nacional is on 9 November.  Entrance is free.

The race has drawn the crème de la crème of Argentina’s thoroughbred colts since it began in 1884, and it even attracts international competitors.

Run over 2500-meters this is a top-flight race.

The day closes with a concert from Argentine artist Diego Torres, at 9 pm.


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