01/14/2004 12:00AM

Hipodromo de las Americas


Hipodromo de last Americas in Mexico City will run a meet for Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses starting on Friday. Racing will be held on a Friday through Sunday basis, through Nov. 21.

Hipodromo has scheduled 67 stakes during the meet, topped by the Handicap de las Americas at a 1 1/4 miles on May 30. The Mexican Jockey Club Stakes for 3-year-olds on March 27 is the first leg of the Mexican Triple Crown. The series concludes with the Mexican Derby at 1 1/8 miles on May 1.

Lone Star Park near Dallas has long been a racing advisor to Hipodromo.