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The Races at Ayr Racecourse

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Address: 2-6 Whitletts Court, Ayr KA8 0LH, Scotland
Phone Number: +44 1292 264179
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Ayr Gold Cup

Paid for Club enclosure which was a much shorter walk to the parade ring, the effort had been made to make both the course and facilities clean and appealing to the thousands of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 October 2016
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Paisley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can never have a bad day here lovely day out although the food is slightly overpriced and que can be long but all in all a great day to be had

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Ayr, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well worth a visit. Go for the Club enclosure and aim for a seat outside at the champagne bar. In nice weather it is lovely and as long as it is dry it can be nice sitting outside even in winter. champagne bar is just beside the parade ring and you can get a good look at the horses .... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Paid for Club enclosure which was a much shorter walk to the parade ring, the effort had been made to make both the course and facilities clean and appealing to the thousands of racegoers. The disappointing thing was the lack of food outlets in comparison to other courses especially for a big race day, compare that to the number of... More 

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Kilwinning, Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Love Ayr races, especially during Gold Cup weekend! Third year in a row and we plan on visiting next year too! Every year more thought is given to making your day out as pleasurable as possible with increased bars and restaurants. Just get some more seating though!!

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Thank Sonya P
Stirlingshire, Scotland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We go to the Gold Cup every year as a family and have such a good laugh. All good fun and stick to budget! Great day out and worth a visit. This year we had been issued with the wrong tickets in the post but this was remedied with no fuss on arrival. Boys enjoyed the fun too, would recommend!

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Thank Rosey300
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

What a superb racecourse this is. The hospitality in the Owners & Trainers is second to none. The whole racecourse experience at Ayr is fantastic. If most of the other racecourses were only half as good.

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Thank Tracy N
Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Have been twice and recommend any one to go great staff and plenty to entertain you with live music great value and a bonus if you have some luck.plenty of places to eat and drink

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Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Plenty of clean toilets, so we didn't have to queue much, despite it being the Gold Cup day. The grounds were spotless and litter pickers were constantly moving through the crowds collecting discarded plastic glasses. Could have done with more seating as it had all be commandeered early on by large parties, but we found use of the racing post... More 

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Straiton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was our second visit to the Gold Cup, the first being last year. Due to the good weather we knew it would be busy. We had bought the Club tickets at £45 each, same as last year. It is disappointing that doesn't guarantee you a seat around the Champagne Bar. There was a large hen party who had commandeered... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Six of us went to the Ayr Gold Cup in the Chancellor Suite, lovely table at the window right on the finish line. Food was very good although to be honest we preferred the previous option which was carvery style but still good. No shortage of champagne and drinks all day from 11.30 till 6pm. Vicky is the most wonderful... More 

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