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- The top Races
The Class 1 Listed William Hill Doonside Cup is one of the top races of the Flat season at Ayr and is rich in history having produced some great winners over the years including Anna Pavlova (2007), Poet (2011) and Scottish (2015).
Another top race is the British Stallion Studs Scottish Premier Series’ EBF Fillies’ Handicap over one mile two furlongs.
Throughout the afternoon judges will also be mingling with the crowd picking best dressed ladies who will win a bronze coin and a place in the final of our Ladies competition which takes place on William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Ladies Day.
The fun then continues for another three hours after racing with The Dawn Patrol, one of Scotland’s top function bands, playing in the Horseshoe Bar within the Club area.
First race 1.30pm, last race 5.20pm. Gates open 12 noon.
EBF Novice Stakes - 1m, £10,400 Class 4
J.H. Commercials Handicap - 7f 50y, £11,600 Class 4
S T Andrew Plant Hire Handicap - 1m, £8,600 Class 5 (Div 1)
S T Andrew Plant Hire Handicap - 1m, £8,600 Class 5 (Div 2)
William Hill Doonside Cup - 1m 2f, £65,000 Class 1 Listed
British Stallion Studs Scottish Premier Series EBF Fillies’ Handicap - 1m 2f, £14,100 Class 4
Wedding Congratulations to Billy and Margaret Handicap - 5f, £8,600 Class 5
Handicap - 1m 5f 26y, £8,600 Class 5
Located in the Mumm Marquee situated on the Champagne Lawns and overlooking the Parade Ring the Seasons lunch package includes:
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