Ayr Gold Cup
Top Races

A Festival full of outstanding racing with some of the finest horses, ridden top jockeys and from the stables of leading trainers.
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The Ayr Gold Cup (Heritage Handicap)

The Ayr Gold Cup is the most famous and richest Flat race run in Scotland and a tremendous spectacle to watch with up to 25 runners fanned across the track and speeding down the six furlong home straight at Ayr.
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The Doonside Cup (Class 1) (Listed Race)

This famous race run over 1m 2f is one of the best middle distance Listed races in the north and is always well contested by horses from some of the leading stables in the country.
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The Firth Of Clyde Stakes (Class1) (Group 3)

This is Scotland’s only Group race and is run over the straight six furlongs for two year-old fillies and regularly attracts a good field of horses from some of the leading yards in the land.
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The EBF British Stallions Harry Rosebery Stakes (Class 1) (Listed Race)

A long standing Ayr highlight the Harry Rosebery Stakes is a five furlong dash for two year olds and is run on Ladies Day, the middle day of the Ayr Gold Cup Festival.

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The Arran Scottish Fillies Sprint Stakes (Class1) (Listed Race)

First introduced in 2018, this Listed five and a half furlong sprint has quickly established itself as one of the highlights of the Ayr Gold Cup Festival and like the Harry Rosebery Stakes is run on Ladies Day.
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The Kilkerran Cup Handicap (Class 2)

The feature race of the opening day of the Virgin Bet Ayr Gold Cup Festival, the Virgin Bet Kilkerran Cup is run over 1m 2f and is always an exciting contest.
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