THE first Saturday meeting of the year at Ayr Racecourse is Tennent’s Raceday on March 9 with a fantastic days’s racing and top quality entertainment and incorporating a Food and Drink Fayre .

And the Ayr Advertiser has a fantastic prize to be won in an easy to enter competition.

One lucky reader will win a VIP Hospitality Day Out For Two to Tennent’s Raceday comprising club badges, Bucks Fizz Reception, four course meal, afternoon tea, drinks package and tipster talk.

To be in with a chance of winning simply answer the following question.

Who is the northern based rider who is likely to be crowned champion jumps jockey in April ?

Is it a) Howard Hughes b) Mark Hughes c) Brian Hughes

There is £70,000 of prize-money on offer on Tennent’s Raceday with some of the north’s leading jockeys in action including Brian Hughes who currently leads the jockeys’ championship.

The feature race is a two and a half mile handicap hurdle for the Craigie Cup which was won in 2019 by Crixus’s Escape from the Gillian Bonas yard.

After racing there is live music from the fantastic covers band Fusion who are playing in the Club Stand.

Throughout the day there will be Food and Drink Fayre featuring speciality foods and some exotic drinks.

A fantastic day out and you could be there for free in our easy to enter competition.

To enter, email your answer with the subject ‘March Racing Competition’ and include your name, address and contact telephone number. Winner will be contacted, no cash alternative and the editor’s decision is final.