AYR Racecourse has been given an extension to improve their facility and create a racing academy and museum.

There are proposals to continue alterations to buildings and stands as well as improvements to racecourse facilities including provision for events within the centre of the racecourse.

The internal road layout will be revised and an entrance pavilion, new viewing area, racing academy and museum, stables, hostel and construction of hotel, conference facility, casino, cinema will be built. 

A parking area in the centre of racecourse will be created and Sunday market at Ayr racecourse relocated.

Plans were approved at a South Ayrshire Council regulatory panel last week.