Grand National 2014: Race schedule for the meeting

A total of 22 races will take place across the 2014 Grand National weekend at Aintree racecourse.

A maximum field of the 40 highest-rated remaining contenders will line up for the ever-popular Grand National Aintree on Saturday, 5 April.

All timings below are subject to change, and are in BST. Races in bold - commentary on BBC Radio 5 live.

Thursday 3 April: Grand Opening Day

14:00 - Injured Jockeys Fund 50th Anniversary 4YO Juvenile Hurdle (Grade 1)

14:30 - Betfred Bowl Steeplechase (Grade 1)

15:05 - Doom Bar Aintree Hurdle (Grade 1)

15:40 - Crabbie's Fox Hunters' Chase (Class 2)

16:15 - Silver Cross Red Rum Handicap Chase (Grade 3)

16:50 - Pinsent Masons Manifesto Novices' Chase (Grade 1)

17:25 - Dominican Republic Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

Friday 4 April: Ladies' Day

14:00 - International Festival of Business2014.com Top Novices' Hurdle (Grade 2)

14:30 - Betfred Mobile Mildmay Novices' Chase (Grade 1)

15:05 - Betfred Melling Chase (Grade 1)

15:40 - Crabbie's Topham Steeplechase (Grade 3)

16:15 - Doom Bar Sefton Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1)

16:50 - Alder Hey Handicap Hurdle (Grade 3)

17:25 - Concerto Group Mares Only Standard Open NH Flat (Listed)

Saturday 5 April: Grand National Day

13:10 - Crabbie's Charity Race (Flat)

13:30 - Pertemps Network Mersey Novices' Hurdle (Grade 1)

14:15 - Doom Bar Maghull Novices' Chase (Grade 1)

14:50 - Silver Cross Stayers' Hurdle (Registered Liverpool Hurdle) (Grade 1)

15:25 - Betfred TV Handicap Steeplechase (Listed)

16:15 - Crabbie's Grand National Steeplechase (Grade 3)

17:10 - Maxilead Metals Handicap Hurdle (conditionals and amateurs) (Class 2)

17.45 - Weatherbys Private Banking Champion Standard Open NH Flat (Grade 2)