Border primed for Gold
Borderlescott's part-owner James Edgar hopes that his veteran will give a good account of himself in the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup.
The veteran sprinter is likely to retire after he runs in the Prix de l'Abbaye at Longchamp on Arc weekend, so this is likely to be his last run in Britain.
While he is been trained throughout his career by Robin Bastiman near Wetherby, Edgar and fellow owner William Donaldson are Scottish through and through and would love nothing better than to win this race.
Back in 2006, before Borderlescott switched his attentions to Pattern races, he was narrowly beaten by Fonthill Road off a mark of 105 and yet six years later he is rated 5lb higher.
The 10-year-old showed he was still a force to be reckoned with when landing the Beverley Bullet last time out.
"He came out of the Beverley race really well and if he had stayed straight there, we were looking at five or six lengths. Hopefully he's still got it - he's still got an engine and is bouncing," said Edgar.
"He has run in this race before and he won the Coral Trophy on soft ground. Royston Ffrench kicked on two out at York and it was harem scarem when he just held on.
"We don't have any real fears about the ground, as long as it's not tacky we're in there with a shout."
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