Racing at Ayr

Ayr Racecourse is Scotland’s only Grade 1 track and home to the jewels in the crown of Scottish Racing – the Coral Scottish Grand National Festival in April and the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Festival in September. In 2018 there are a record 37 fixtures, many of them with live entertainment.


If planning your day at the races and are looking for accommodation, look no further than the award winning SimpsInns group. Book your stay at the four star Old Loans Inn on the outskirts of Troon, just 10 minutes from Ayr Racecourse, or try The Gailes Hotel, on Marine Drive, Irvine, just 15 minutes from the track.




Remaining 2018 Fixtures

(Fixture list in full)



Sunday July 8

Monday July 9

Monday July 16

Monday 23

Monday July 30



Tuesday August  7 (evening)

Saturday August 11 (QTS Ladies Night)

Monday August 13



Thursday September 20

Friday September 21

Saturday September 22 (William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Festival)



Tuesday October 2

Thursday October 11


The 2018-2019 Jumps season starts on Monday, October 29 and is followed by November 3, Wednesday November 14 and Thursday November 29.


(detail courtesy of Ayr Racecourse


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