Ayr Gold Cup Festival
Mid-September may not seem like the most extraordinary time of the year for everyone; however, for the horse racing fan it holds one of the year's most exciting events: The Ayr Gold Cup Festival. Spanning three days of racing and entertainment, the Gold Cup Festival at Ayr Racecourse is a mandatory fixture on every true aficionado's season calendar.
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The Ayr Gold Cup
Over the last 100 years the Ayr Gold Cup has not changed its form significantly, but it has risen to the status of one of the richest handicap races in Europe.
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Ayr Racecourse is a major Scottish racecourse for flat races and National Hunt events. It has a left-handed oval track 13 furlongs in circumference, with courses for both flat races and steeplechases. Each year it stages 27 race days, including the Gold Cup Festival and the Scottish Grand National.
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