Blow for Tony McCoy as intended Scottish National runner is withdrawn
Tony McCoy's intended Coral Scottish Grand National mount Benvolio has been declared a non-runner in Saturday's feature event.
The 19-times champion was due to partner the eight-year-old for Paul Nicholls in what would have been his final ride in the Ayr contest before he retires next week.
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However, trainer Paul Nicholls has taken Benvolio out of the extended four-mile heat due to the going.