09 Aug 2019


AYR Racecourse hosts the Scottish Sun Ladies Night (tonight) Saturday with a seven race card getting under way at 5.20pm.

The opening race of the night is the Funkin Cocktails Lady Riders’ Handicap where all the horses will be ridden by either professional or amateur lady riders. Ayrshire trainer Mike Smith saddles Pudding Chare in this and this three time course winner will be partnered by talented apprentice Faye McManoman.

The Scottish Sun On Sunday EBF Novice Auction Stakes at 5.55pm looks to be at the mercy of the Archie Watson trained Mitty’s Smile who won a similar contest at Windsor last month.

An apt winner on Ladies Night would be the Keith Dalgleish trained mare Forever A Lady who runs in the Stagecoach West Scotland Handicap. The six year-old ended a 13 run losing sequence at the track on July 29 and could go in again.

The 1m 2f Fabulous Magazine Handicap looks a really tricky affair and it could be a race where multiple course winner Gworn returns to form for Mike Smith.

The concluding contest is the Book For The Ayr Flower Show Handicap at 8.25pm and Jim Goldie runs three in this with Hugoigo the pick under stable apprentice Corey Madden.

Gates open at the track at 3.20pm and before, during and after racing there is lots of entertainment with the star of the night Mike Andrews whose Robbie Williams tribute act is reckoned to be the best in the country.

There are prizes for both the Best Dressed Lady and Best Dressed Gent.


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