Horse Racing: Gran Premio Republica Argentina 2019 and Apetito Gourmet Festival

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Hipodromo de Palermo

The "Gran Premio Republica Argentina" (GI), one of the most important classics of the year, will take place on Labor Day Holiday, Wednesday May 1st, 2019. This outstanding 2000-meter race brings together the best 3 years old and older pure thoroughbred horses of the national and foreign equestrian activity.

The Great Prize "Gran Premio Republica Argentina" will be the center of a spectacular racing day that will start at 1:00 pm. Other five big prizes (GI) are included in the day's schedule: Great International Prize of the Americas; Breeders' Prize; Great International Prize of Buenos Aires City; Great Prize Jorge de Atucha; and the Great Prize Montevideo.

This fantastic day will feature different activities for the whole family, such as:

° Historic tour: learn about the history and architecture of one of the most emblematic sites in the city of Buenos Aires. The tours start at 1:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 4:30 PM, and 6:00 PM from the Stand at the door of Rabieta.
° Train to the Start Line: a little train will take visitors near the gates to see the start of the races up close. From 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM.
° "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. Closing by Maximiliano Guerra's Dance School.
° Special sector with games for kids.

At the same time, a new edition of the Gourmet Festival “Apetito” will take place on Wednesday, May 1st, Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th, from 1:00 PM to 11:00 PM, at Hipódromo Argentino de Palermo.

The best cooks and beer brewers will get together in the parking lot of Tribuna Paddock, with entrance through Av. Dorrego and Av. Libertador, with more than 30 food trucks offering hamburgers, crepes, pulled, pork, bagels, Mexican food, empanadas, fish, vegetarian food, pizzas, smoothies, hot dogs, ice cream, coffee, artisan beer, and more!

All the events with free entrance to the public.
The gourmet festival may be canceled in case of rain.
Hipodromo de Palermo is located on Av. del Libertador & Dorrego.

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