Brando beats Growl to Gold glory
Brando (11/1) defied the burden of joint top-weight to give Kevin Ryan his fourth Ayr Gold Cup victory.
Brando (left): Back to top form in the Ayr Gold Cup
The highly-progressive four-year-old was a Group Three winner earlier in the season at Sandown and bounced back to peak form after finishing ninth in York's top-class Nunthorpe Stakes last month.
Drawn over towards the far rail in stall eight, he travelled like a dream for rider Tom Eaves and was kept up to his work to hold 4/1 favourite Growl, bidding to give Richard Fahey back-to-back wins in the valuable handicap, a length and a quarter at bay.
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