Ayr Racecourse

2 Whitletts Road, Ayr, KA8 0JE Tel: 0870 850 5666 Fax: 0870 850 5667

Ayr racecourse

Course Description
The course is a flat left handed oval of about one and a half miles with a long run in which will test the most boldest of gallopers. The course benefits from being close to the West coast, the moderate climate and sandy soil combining to produce an excellent racing surface at all times of the year. There is also a steeplechase and hurdle course.

Club Badge Holders: Holders of this badge have access to the following restaurants.

The Princess Royal Suite incorporating the Furlong Bar and the new Horseshoe Bar, is situated in the Princess Royal Stand, overlooking the whole racecourse.

The Champagne and Seafood Bar is situated overlooking the paddock.

The Belleisle and Bistro Bar is situated on the ground floor of the Princess Royal Stand.

The Paddock Restaurant is situated on the ground floor of the stand adjacent to the paddock. Must be pre-booked (Subject to availability).

Grandstand Ticket Holders: Holders of this ticket have access to the following.

The Cree Lodge is situated behind the main Grandstand.

The Eglinton Suite and Restaurant is situated behind the main Grandstand. Food from the Eglinton Restaurant cannot be pre-booked.

The Be Friendly Bar overlooks the Paddock.

There is also a variety of fast food outlets are located throughout the course.

By Car: Approach Ayr from either north or south on the A77 and continue on the bypass. As you approach the turn off you will see signs to the racecourse. The course is about a mile from this junction and will be on your left as you approach. Car parking is available close to the main stand, and our parking attendants will assist you if required. Car Parking at Ayr is free.

By Rail: Ayr railway station is a short walk from the course. There are regular local and main-line services to Ayr.

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Stats for Ayr Racecourse  (stats for the flat course only)

Stats obtained from the past ten seasons

Favourites Statistics for Ayr

Race Type Wins-Runs Strike Rate Profit (ROI%)
2yo Stakes 74-172 43% £-7.98 (-5%)
3yo Stakes 0-3 0% £-3 (-100%)
3yo+ Stakes 19-50 38% £-2.40 (-5%)
4yo+ Stakes 0-1 0% £-1 (-100%)
2yo Handicaps 12-51 24% £-15.09 (-30%)
3yo Handicaps 45-142 32% £3.00 (2%)
3yo+ Handicaps 118-516 23% £-93.27 (-18%)
4yo+ Handicaps 50-216 23% £-57.85 (-27%)

Best Five Trainers at Ayr

Best on Wins Best on Strike Rate Best on Profit (ROI)
J S Goldie 101 Sir Mark Prescott 26% Mrs L B Normile 171%
R A Fahey 88 J D Bethell 22% M Mullineaux 165%
Miss L A Perratt 49 D B O’Meara 19% Jedd O’Keeffe 141%
M Dods 47 Jedd O’Keeffe 17% Mrs L Stubbs 120%
K Dalgleish 39 G A Harker 17% J D Bethell 53%

Best Five Jockeys at Ayr

Best on Wins Best on Strike Rate Best on Profit (ROI)
P Hanagan 62 J-P Guillambert 28% R Mullen 147%
T Eaves 61 S J Donohoe 21% J-P Guillambert 99%
P Makin 53 Liam Jones 20% M Stainton 68%
P McDonald 42 R Winston 17% S J Donohoe 58%
P Mulrennan 42 D Nolan 17% Liam Jones 44%

Best Five Sires at Ayr

Best on Wins Best on Strike Rate Best on Profit (ROI)
Pivotal 23 Marju(IRE) 23% Auction House(USA) 356%
Compton Place 22 Dutch Art 22% Second Empire(IRE) 183%
Bahamian Bounty 21 Haafhd 22% Dubawi(IRE) 148%
Namid 18 Monashee Mountain(USA) 19% Inchinor 102%
Danehill Dancer(IRE) 17 Proclamation(IRE) 19% Hernando(FR) 87%

Best Five Owners at Ayr

Best on Wins Best on Strike Rate Best on Profit (ROI)
Mr Gordon McDowall 12 Mrs H Steel 24% Mr J S Goldie 103%
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Al Maktoum 12 Mrs Camille Macdonald 18% Mr Kevin Kirkup 60%
Mr Ken McGarrity 11 Mr D G Savala 16% Mr Ken McGarrity 52%
Johnnie Delta Racing 9 Mr Gordon McDowall 14% Mr A B Parr 42%
Mrs H Steel 9 Caledonia Racing 14% Mrs H Steel 41%
One comment on “Ayr Racecourse
  1. my wife and myself attended your last of the flat meeting on sat 29th October.
    We would like to congratulate all your staff for their really profesional attitude to the public and helpfulness to all.
    tell all of them they can give themselves a big pat on thr back as they deserve one.
    We will most certainly be back to see you again.
    Wish all racecourses were as good.
    Many thanks for finding my wifes mobile phone and being so prompt in informing us of its discovery.
    Again 10 out of 10 to youall at AYR racecourse.

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