Ayr Gold Cup: Brando beats Growl to win Kevin Ryan's fourth title

Tom Eaves
Jockey Tom Eaves guided Brando to a comfortable victory

Brando won the Ayr Gold Cup, edging 4-1 favourite Growl into second place.

Under Tom Eaves, 11-1 Brando was comfortable despite late pressure from the Richard Fahey-trained Growl.

It was a fourth win in the Ayr Gold Cup for trainer Kevin Ryan in the past 10 years, following wins for Advanced (2007), Our Jonathan (2011) and Captain Ramius (2012).

Hoof It claimed third place, with G Force making a late dash for the line to finish fourth.

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