LIVE: Grand National festival 2014: Day one from Aintree racecourse

Join us with live updates, photos and video from Aintree as the Grand National festival gets underway

A worker cuts the grass on the Grand National course during a preparation day ahead of the 2014 Crabbie's Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool
A worker cuts the grass on the Grand National course during a preparation day ahead of the 2014 Crabbie's Grand National Festival at Aintree Racecourse, Liverpool
Refresh automatically On | Off

Join us live from Aintree Racecourse as the Grand National festival 2014 gets underway.

We'll be here every day to bring you all the excitement of the world-famous race meeting with updates from the course, pictures, video and the best of social media.

From beautiful fashion to thwe top tips to back at the bookies, stick with the Echo for the best Grand National coverage

Journalists

David Whetstone
Culture Editor
Graeme Whitfield
Business Editor
Mark Douglas
Newcastle United Editor
Stuart Rayner
Sports Writer