Grand National: Sam Winner withdrawn from race

Sam Winner
Sam Winner will miss the Grand National and race at the Scottish National instead
Crabbie's Grand National 2015, Aintree
Festival dates: 9-11 April Grand National: Saturday, 11 April at 16:15 BST
Coverage: Live commentaries of all the big races on BBC Radio 5 live and online with live text commentary on 11 April.

Sam Winner has been withdrawn from Saturday's Grand National at Aintree and will instead race in the Scottish National at Ayr a week later.

The eight-year-old was pulled up at the Gold Cup and trainer Paul Nicholls decided the horse will not race.

Nicholls still has a number of leading chances for the steeplechase, including Rocky Creek and Unioniste.

Shutthefrontdoor, likely to be ridden by retiring champion jockey AP McCoy in his last National, is 7-1 favourite.

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