Eight in a row for Ayr

CORKS were popping at Ayr Racecourse last week when it was announced the track had been voted Racecourse of the Year 2011 for Scotland and the North East by The Racegoers Club.

It is the eighth consecutive year the accolade has been bestowed on Ayr and underlines the course’s status as the Premier Racecourse in Scotland and the country’s only Grade 1 track.

Read more in Wednesday’s Carrick Gazette.