Hipodromo Nacional de Maroñas
Hipódromo Nacional de Maroñas is a horse racing track located in Ituzaingó neighbourhood, in Montevideo, Uruguay. It has a 2,065 metres main dirt track and a dirt 2,000 metres training track. It has a seating capacity of 2,426 people and can accommodate approximately 5,500 standing. It has a parking with room for approximately 697 cars.
The racetrack was closed between 1997 and 2003, when it was re-opened by a private consortium, Maroñas Entertainment.
Races take place all-year-round every weekend (mostly Saturdays and Sundays though sometimes only on Sundays) and also every January 6 (Three Kings Day), when its most important race, the Gran Premio José Pedro Ramírez is held.
Victory of Impérrito at the 2013 Gran Premio José Pedro Ramírez
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