Puerto Rico: Spectator Sports

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Puerto Rico Spectator Sports

Spectator sports in Puerto Rico include horseracing, golf, tennis, cockfighting, baseball and boat races, amongst others. Horse racing takes place at the El Comadante Race Track where betting takes place throughout the year. Baseball is another popular spectator sport in Puerto Rico with a thriving baseball league. Matches are held in the throughout the year, with the winter months drawing major league players. Cockfighting is a well patronized spectator sport in Isla Verde. Golf tournaments including the PGA Golf tour is also held in the country, in March. Basketball is also popular in Puerto Rico. The Baloncesto Superior Nacional is the island's professional league with various teams throughout the island. The season runs April-August, and games are played at different venues.