Day at the races for royal visitors
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Rothesay had a day at the races yesterday — and backed a charitable cause in the process.
Charles and Camilla were guests of honour for ladies day at Ayr Racecourse, which is holding Scotland’s biggest flat racing meeting.
The fixture, part of the William Hill Ayr Gold Cup Festival, was raising funds for Dumfries House, a stately home and estate near Cumnock in Ayrshire which the prince helped to save for the nation five years ago. First Minister Alex Salmond, himself a keen race-goer, was among the welcoming party which greeted the couple at the course.
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