The eyes of the horse racing world focus firmly on Ayr
Racecourse on the third weekend in April when the richest racing
extravaganza in Scotland - the Coral Scottish Grand National
Festival is staged.
Boasting 16 highly competitive races with more than £530,000 in
prize money Friday 19th April and Saturday 20th April are days to
pencil in your diary if you are looking for a fabulous feast of
racing plus some spectacular entertainment.
The atmosphere grows as you near Scotland's premier racecourse
and on Saturday in particular the air of excitemnet is
Great horses, famous jockeys and trainers and quite often well
known celebrities grace this sporting occasion which truly merits
the monicker of jewel in the crown.
Channel 4 Racing feature four of Saturday's races including the
Coral Scottish Grand National which sees Rival D'Estruval posed to
carry the Ray Anderson Green colours following the retirement of
2010 and 2012 winner Merigo.
There is super entertainment before, during and after racing
There are lots of pages with top information on the Festival for
you to browse including details of how to book tickets.
We hope to welcome you to the 2013 Coral Scottish Grand