Enjoy a horse racing tour in Palermo

Palermo Hippodrome is a major tourist attraction of the city of Buenos Aires. It stands out for its monumental architectural construction and horse racing events such as the Gran Premio Nacional, which takes place every year. Palermo Hippodrome is strategically located in the city and it also offers multiple choices of entertainment for tourists.

Enjoy a horse racing tour in Palermo

The racecourse was opened on May 7, 1876. In 1908 the architect Louis Faure-Dujarric replaced the original buildings and turned them into example of the classic French style of the 17TH century. One of the most frequent visitors of the Palermo Hippodrome was the mythical Carlos Gardel, who was the owner of the “Lunático” horse , ridden by the famous Uruguayan jockey Irineo Leguisamo.

The property offers many options for all tastes: shows polo, casino, shopping and gastronomic festivals that add to a variety of gastronomic offers.

Useful information about the horse racing tour in Palermo


  • Av. del Libertador 4101. Palermo. CABA.

How to get

  • Palermo Hippodrome is located only 5 minutes from the Obelisco. By bus, lines 10, 34, 130, 160 and 166 come to Av. Del Libertador and Av Dorrego; and the 42 line brings you closer to Av. Del Libertador and Federico Lacroze. By train, the TBA company brings you closer to the station February 3 or station Lisandro de la Torre. By subway, the line D has stations at Palermo and Ministro Carranza.


  • You can enjoy the careers of Palermo from your cell phone. You can download an application for watching live racing, book a table at restaurants or book a place for live shows. Available in Apple Store and Play Store.