The racecourse Hipodromo Da Gavea can be found in the Gavea region of Rio De Janeiro, the former capital city of  Brazil. It first opened its gates to racing in 1926 and can welcome up to 80,000 punters, including a grandstand which can seat upwards of 3000 people.
  The racing is run by the Brazil Jockey Club and there is both a dirt track and a turf track. Racing takes place on Thursday evenings and regularly on a Saturday or Sunday.  


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