The Festival of the Argentine Horse and Gran Premio Republica Argentina 2018

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A day full of fantastic events for horse lovers and for all visitors in general will take place on Labor Day Holiday, Tuesday, May 1st, 2018, at Hipodromo Argentino de Palermo and the Argentina Polo Field, on Av. Libertador & Dorrego.

The first edition of The Festival of the Argentine Horse will showcase a variety of demonstrations of equestrian sports such as Pato (Horseball), Polo, and Show Jumping; exhibition of the different horse breeds: Arabian, Appaloosa, Polo Argentino, Percheron; a food court; and activities for kids, at the Argentina Polo Field and on Avenida del Libertador, from 12 pm to 7 pm.

At 5 pm a show by the popular folk singer Chaqueño Palavecino will be presented at the main stage on Av. del Libertador.

At the same time, the Great Prize "Gran Premio Republica Argentina" (GI), one of the most important classics of the year, will be the center of a spectacular racing day at Hipodromo de Palermo (Palermo Racetrack) that will start at 1:00 pm. This outstanding 2000-meter race gathers the best 3 years old and older pure thoroughbred horses of the national and foreign equestrian activity. Other five big prizes (GI) are included in the day's schedule: Great International Prize of the Americas; Breeders' Prize - which winner will classify for the Breeders Cup in Kentucky; Great International Prize of Buenos Aires City; Great Prize Jorge de Atucha; and the Great Prize Montevideo.

"Sustainable" Hat Show and Fair will be held from 12 pm to 6 pm, where ladies will be able to purchase their hats to wear during the day. The proceedings are in benefit of EcoMujeres, a foundation dedicated to promote sustainable design.

Visitors will also enjoy a food fair with the best food trucks in the city, and recreational activities for kids.

All the activities with free entrance.
Check for updates in case of rain.

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