Friday, 16 May 2008
First flat horserace meeting of the season at Ayr Racecourse
By: Iain Ferguson
AYR Racecourse holds its first flat meeting of the year on Wednesday 21 May with a seven-race card coming under starter’s orders at 2.00pm.
The first race is the European Breeders’ Fund Maiden Stakes for two year-olds over six furlongs, and it is expected that the big hitting stables of Mark Johnston and Mick Channon will both have runners in this one.
Feature race is the DM Hall Handicap over five furlongs with £10,500 in prize money, including £6,799 to the winner, and this is sure to attract some decent handicappers from the north’s top yards.
Last race on the card is the marathon Dawn Construction Handicap Stakes run over one mile seven furlongs at 5.30pm.
Special discounts are available on tickets booked seven or more days in advance. For more information go online at www.ayr-racecourse.co.uk or call 0870-8505666.
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