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THE 2018 Flat season gets under way at Ayr today (Tuesday) with an exciting eight race card.
The feature race is the Conferences At Ayr Racecourse Handicap st 4.45pm over six furlongs with eight runners due to go to post headed by top weight Saryshagann trained by David O’Meara and the mount of Danny Tudhope. This five year-old is having his first run since May 2016 and also his first start in Britain having been previously trained in France. Keith Dalgleish saddles three time course winner Dark Defender who will be ridden by Rowan Scott..
The Celebrate At Award Winning Western House Hotel Handicap over seven furlongs at 4.10pm sees Paul Hanagan ride Kirkham for trainer Julie Camacho. This horse had decent form, including a win at Thirsk, at the tail end of last season.
Hanagan also partners Sugar Coating in the opening fillies’ novice stakes over six furlongs at 2.00pm. This filly has decent form having finished second in both her starts.
The afternoon concludes with a one mile five furlong handicap for Lady Amateur Riders. Luv U Whatever, the trained by Marjorie Fife and ridden by Becky Smith could be the one to beat in this
Ayr also races tomorrow (Wednesday) when there is more than £100,000 in prize-money on offer with the highlight the £50,000 Tennent’s British Stallion Studs EBF Rothesay Stakes, a Listed race which was first introduced in 2016.
This year’s renewal sees up and coming Newmarket based trainer Archie Watson having only his third runner at the track with Snowy Winter, the mount of Danny Tudhope, and with the stable in such good form she could be a player.
Others to catch the eye are Kevin Ryan’s Company Asset, a filly who has decent form in the book, and Mark Johnston’s Titi Mafki who won a Listed contest at Kempton back in November.
Issued by Iain Ferguson on behalf of Ayr Racecourse. For further information please contact Iain Ferguson on 01292-294972 or 07795-565691.
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