Always highly regarded, Ayrad broke through at stakes level in 2015 when successful in the Listed Tapster Stakes at Goodwood for Roger Varian.
Transferred to Roger Charlton, the son of Dalakhani subsequently added to his record the following year with victory in the Listed Gala Stakes at Sandown. He has also been stakes-placed on multiple occasions, notably when second in the Group 3 Aston Park Stakes and third in the Group 3 Gordon Richards Stakes.
Bred by Gerrardstown House Stud, Ayrad was bought by Tony Nerses for 70,000gns at Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Sale. He is out of the Group 3-placed Sweet Firebird and a half-brother to the exciting Dawn Of Hope, a dual winner for Saleh Al Homaizi and Imad Al Sagar at Ascot.