Ayr Racecourse

2/6 Whitletts Road, Ayr, South Ayrshire, KA8 0JE, UK

Tel: +44 (0)1292 264179

Fax: +44 (0)1292 610140

Ayr Racecourse is a dual purpose track with both National Hunt and Flat fixtures all the year round. It also offers corporate hospitality, conferencing and banqueting facilities as well as a wedding venue.

Officials:

Marketing Manager: L Smith; Managing Director: R Johnstone Esq; Clerk of the Course: Emma Marley +44 (0)7881 908702

Other Tel/Fax:

Groundsman: +44 (0)7768 651261 or +44 (0)7768 651 261; Caterers: +44 (0)1292 264179

Major Races Run:

The Coral Scottish Grand National, The Giles Insurance Glasgow Fair Festival, The William Hill Ayr Bronze Cup, The William Hill Ayr Silver Cup, The William Hill Ayr Gold Cup

How to Get There:

Road: South from Glasgow, West from A75 on A70 or A 76 or A713. Rail: Ayr station

Car & Coach Parks:

Free excluding Fesitval dates

Aircraft Landing Facilities:

Landing facilities are only available for helicopters with special permission from the Clerk of the Course. Fixed-wing landings at Prestwick Airport (10 mins by car). Also a daily service to Dublin & Belfast now in operation or Glasgow Airport (45 mins by car). Daily flights from Dublin & Stanstead

Effect of Draw:

5f & 6f, low numbers preferred

Stabling:

175 boxes with excellent facilities

Dress Requirements:

Collar & tie preferred in Members' Stand

Facilities & Badge Accommodation for Owners:

Owners receive up to 4 badges. Syndicates and companies up to 6 badges. Owners & Trainers Bar. Complimentary lunch for owners and trainers

Recommended Hotels:

The Western House Hotel Ayr Racecourse, +44 (0)8700 555510, Marine Highland Hotel, Troon, Tel: +44 (0)1292 314444, Fax: +44 (0)1292 316922; Station Hotel, Ayr, Tel: +44 (0)1292 263268, Fax: +44 (0)1292 262293; Kylestrome Hotel, Ayr, Tel: +44 (0)1292 262474, Fax: +44 (0)1292 260863; Turnberry Hotel, Ayrshire, Tel +44 (0)1655 331000; Piersland Hotel, Troon, Tel: +44 (0)1292 314747; Blairquhan Castle, Straiton, Tel: +44 (0)1655 770239; Lochgreen House Hotel, Troon, Tel: +44 (0)1292 313343; Fairfield House, Ayr, Tel: +44 (0)1292 267461

Taxis/Cabs:

Ayr Black Taxis, Tel: +44(0)1292 284545

Type of Racecourses:

Flat, Jump