Ayr Gold Cup Entries: Star studded field set for sprint showpiece

Check out the latest betting for the Ayr Gold Cup
Check out the latest betting for the Ayr Gold Cup

A stellar list of entries have been received for the Ayr Gold Cup, which takes place at Ayr racecourse on Saturday afternoon and we pick out some of the leading contenders for what should be a hugely competitive renewal of the 6f handicap. You can also check out the latest Ayr Gold Cup odds here...

Magnificent when bounding to glory in the Stewards' Cup at Glorious Goodwood at the end of July, Commanche Falls then nearly followed up in a classy York sprint handicap, but had to settle for second behind the evergreen Summerghand, and that pair are set for another epic duel this weekend and are both prominent figures in the betting. Both available at 12/1, at the time of writing, both will head north of the border looking to land another valuable prize and have to be considered major players.

Kevin Ryan's Bielsa (14/1) was a spectacular winner of the race 12 months ago and that raider is set for another crack at the race, as he looks to emulate the legendary Funfair Wane, who won two renewals of the sprint showpiece back in the early 2000s. Currently heading the betting is the Paddy Twomey-trained Erosandpsyche, who could make a quick reappearance having chased home Highfield Princess in the Flying Five Stakes at the Curragh last weekend. Sparkling in that Group 1 event, he was no match for the runaway winner that day, but if the Irish charge decides to come over for this event he warrants the utmost respect, and is the 7/1 ante-post favourite, at the time of writing.

The other contender in single figures with the bookmakers is Khanjar, who is a point behind in the betting at 8/1 and will line up on the back of an eye-catching Haydock Park win. Still only three years old, the William Haggas-trained son of Kodiac had previously finished third at Newmarket, but shaped with more promise last time when winning at Haydock impressively, and he's a fascinating runner.

Bet £10 Get £30 Free Bets (APP Only)

#AD New UK, IE & Malta customers only. 18+. Min £10/€10 first deposit using Debit Card or Trustly. Place a bet of £10 at min odds of 1.5. Free bets expire in 90 days. Full T&Cs apply.

A tremendous winner of the Buckingham Palace Handicap at Royal Ascot earlier in the season, George Boughey's Inver Park (16/1) is set to try and land another notable victory in a big sprint contest and is sure to play a notable role, while the Andrew Balding-trained Chil Chil (25/1) will drop back from Group 1 company for this test, and was last seen finishing a fine fifth in the Sprint Cup at Haydock Park, and this will be a lot easier despite having top weight alongside Commanche Falls.

Second in the Wokingham Stakes at the Royal meeting, Ed Walker's Popmaster will attempt to excel in another bumper field event and is another at 16/1 that is sure to run a solid race, while others around that same price bracket include Mr Wagyu (third last year) and Magical Spirit, who both have some smart form on their CVs.

Many entered for this event featured in last year's renewal and will have form to turn around with Bielsa and Fivethousandtoone, Count D'Orsay and Gulliver are just three of those standout names that could feature prominently in what is one of the punting highlights of the second part of the Flat season.

Here at HorseRacing.net, we will endeavour to try and pick the winner of the race once the final declarations are made on Thursday, so make sure you check back later in the week and read our Ayr Gold Cup preview.

Today's Horse Racing Tips
Advert Disclaimer
Horseracing.net is a free online resource which endeavour to provide helpful and useful content and odds comparison to its visitors. Please be advised that Horseracing.net accepts affiliate commission from the companies appearing on the site, and agreed commission levels impact the location and order in which the companies (and/or their products) are presented on the website. Any ratings that appear on this site is determined by our subjective opinion of the brand but also based on market share and reputation, each brand's conversion rates, commission paid to us and general consumer interest. Company listings on this page don't imply our endorsement. We do not feature all providers on the market. Except as expressly set forth in our terms and conditions, all statements and warranties regarding the information presented on this page are disclaimed. The information, including odds, which appear on this site is subject to change at any time.

100% Up To £50 Welcome Bonus + 25 Spins

#AD 18+ begambleaware.org; New bettors get 100% of deposit up to £50; Once per household; Min deposit £15 (no Skrill/Neteller); Wager a total of 8 times deposit + bonus, with max qualifying bet stake equal to your initial bonus amount; Bonus expires after 60 days; Min odds of 4/5 on singles, or 2/5 per leg for acca; Some bet types excluded; Free spins validity: 7 days; Free spins max. winnings = £100; See full terms; Terms apply.
Bet £10 Get £30 In Free Bets
#AD 18+. Play Safe. New customers using Promo code H30 only, Min £10/€10 stake,  min odds 1/2, free bets paid as 2 x £15/€15, free bets credited after  settlement of first qualifying bet, free bets will expire 30 days after  the qualifying bet is placed, payment method/player/country restrictions apply.
Bet £10 Get £30 Free Bets (APP Only)
#AD New UK, IE & Malta customers only. 18+. Min £10/€10 first deposit using Debit Card or Trustly. Place a bet of £10 at min odds of 1.5. Free bets expire in 90 days. Full T&Cs apply.
Welcome Offer
#AD Bet £10 & Get £50 in Free Bets for new customers at bet365. Min deposit requirement. Free Bets are paid as Bet Credits and are available for use upon settlement of bets to value of qualifying deposit. Min odds, bet and payment method exclusions apply. Returns exclude Bet Credits stake. Time limits and T&Cs apply.
Bet £10 Get £60 in Bonuses
#AD New UK customers only. Register using the promo code BETFRED60, deposit and place first bet of £10+ on Sports (cumulative Evens+) within 7 days of registration. First bet must be on Sports. £20 in Free Bets to be used on Sports, £10 in Free Bets to be used on Lotto and 50 Free Spins (20p per spin) credited within 48 hours of bet settlement. Further £20 in Free Bets credited 5 days after settlement. Bonuses have a 7-day expiry. Payment restrictions apply. SMS verification and/or Proof of I.D and address may be required. Full T&Cs apply.
Bet £20 & Get It Back As CASH If It Loses
#AD New customers only. Place your FIRST bet on any Horse Racing market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. Max refund for this offer is £20. Only deposits made using cards will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply.
Money Back As Cash Up To £20
#AD Max £20 refund on first bet. Bet must be placed in first 7 days of account opening. Only deposits made via Debit Card will be eligible for the promotion. T&Cs apply. 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £10 Get £30 Free Bets + £10 Casino Bonus
#AD Minimum deposit of £10 using deposit code 30F - A qualifying bet is a ‘real money’ stake of at least £10 placed on any sports market - Minimum odds of 1/2 (1.5) - Free bets credited upon qualifying bet settlement and expire after 7 days - Free bet stakes not included in returns - Casino Bonus must be claimed within 7 days • To withdraw bonus/related wins, wager bonus amount x40 within 14 days • Wagering req. vary by game • Withdrawal restrictions and Full T&C’s apply. 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £10 Get £30 Free Bets
#AD Offer includes a free £1 Race Index spread bet to try out our exciting 50-25-10 race markets. Place a £10 fixed odds bet at minimum odds of 1/2. Get 2 x £10 free fixed odds bets + 2 x £5 free Winning Favourites spread bets. Bet with live streaming on all racing and greyhounds! Ts&Cs Apply. 18+ begambleaware.org
Bet £10 Get £20 In Free Bets
#AD Min stake £10. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). First bet only. Free bets expire in 7 days. Cashed out bets won’t apply. Payment method restrictions. Online UK customers only. 30 days to qualify for £20 in Free Bets. 18+. T&Cs apply
£25 Free Bet + 10 Free Spins
If your account has Sportsbook losses at the end of your first day's betting, QuinnBet will refund 50% of your losses as a Free Bet up to £25 (min 3 bets) Plus 10 Free Spins on Asgard Warriors. Even if your account is up, you're guaranteed a £5 Free Bet Plus 10 Free Spins provided you place at least 1 bet of £10 or greater at the minimum odds. T&Cs apply | 18+ New UK Customers Only | BeGambleAware.org
Latest racing results
Wolverhampton
20:30
1stWurlitzer
2ndHarbour Vision
3rdSalonica
Wolverhampton
20:00
1stCiotog
2ndVoltaic
3rdDreaming
Wolverhampton
19:30
1stFlatley
2ndDark Swansong
3rdChookie Dunedin
View All Today's Results