William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Opening Day

  • Date: 18 September 2014
  • Racing surface: Turf
  • Time of day: Afternoon
  • Fixture type: Flat
  • Gate opening time: 12.10pm
  • Price: Club - £23 | Grandstand - £15
  • Advance booking price: Club - £22 | Grandstand - £14


The first day of Scotland's biggest flat racing festival with seven races featuring some of the leading trainers and jockeys in the country.

Feature race is the William Hill sponsored Kilkerran Cup run over one mile two furlongs which regularly attracts a quality field

And throughout the afternoon there are some excellent races with the opening two races both featuring two year olds.


Ladies have the chance to win a bronze coin and a place in Ladies Day final which is the feature of the second day of the meeting.

Stay on after the last race to hear one of Ayr Racecourse's favourite bands DAKOTA in the Horseshoe Bar.  Playing their own special brand of music featuring chart hits and all time favourites, DAKOTA will be on stage from 5.30pm until approximately 8.30pm.

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Times & Prices

  • Gates Open - 12.10pm
  • First Race - 2.10pm
  • Last Race - 5.10pm
Save £1 on Club ticket(s) and £1 on Grandstand ticket(s) if booked and paid for seven days prior to the fixture