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Hipodromo do Cristal

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Date opened  1959
Architect  Román Fresnedo Siri
Opened  1959
Hipodromo do Cristal wwwufrgsbrensinodareportagemcidadesimageship
Location  Porto Alegre, Brazil, Av. Diario de Noticias s. n.
Race type  Thoroughbred - Flat racing
Notable races  Grande Premio Bento Goncalves Brz- G1
Similar  Hipódromo da Gávea, Hipodromo Nacional de Maroñ, Marinha do Brasil Park, Cinema Imperial Dekemhare, Catedral da SS Trindade

Hipodromo do Cristal (Cristal Racecourse) is the most important center of horse racing in the state of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. It is located at Porto Alegre. It was designed by renowned Uruguayan architect Roman Fresnedo Siri. It is regarded as a remarkable example of modern architecture in South America.

Horse races are taking place on Thursday. A major event is the Grande Premio Bento Goncalves (in November).

Notable Races

  • G. P. Estado do Rio Grande do Sul (March 24), 2200 meters. Listed
  • G. P. Diana (May,3), 2000 meters. Listed
  • G. P. Taça de Cristal (colt) (June, 28), 1609 meters ( 1 mile) Listed
  • G. P. Taça de Cristal (filly) (June, 28), 1609 meters (1 mile) Listed
  • G. P. Copa ABCPCC (July, 26 ), 1609 meters (1 mile) Grade 3
  • G. P. Protetora do Turfe (September, 6), 2200 meters Grade 3
  • G. P. ABCPCC (November, 18), 1200 meters Listed
  • G. P. Presidente da República (November,18 ), 1609 metros Listed
  • G. P. Bento Gonçalves (November, 18 ), 2400 meters Grade 1
  • The dates can be changed each year


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