If you need urgent crisis help or help with mental wellbeing:
Jockeys PJA Helpline: 07780 008877
Racing Welfare 24 hour helpline on: 0800 6300443
All support provided will follow social distancing rules and every precaution has been taken to keep staff and jockeys as safe as is possible.
The following applies:
The Injured Jockeys Fund (IJF) was founded in 1964 following the devastating accidents to Tim Brookshaw, and then Paddy Farrell in the 1964 Grand National. Both falls resulted in severe paralysis which immediately ended both their careers. Since then the Fund has helped over 1000 jockeys and their families and has paid out more than £18m in charitable assistance.
Richard Dunwoody is known to everyone in racing as three time Champion Jockey, rider of the great Desert Orchid, admired for his mental strength, natural
We are acutely aware that the Coronavirus continues to have a significant and negative impact upon many of our beneficiaries. We are well positioned to offer help and support to those affected and would encourage you to make contact with us.
Our Rehabilitation Centres are Open and from these hubs you can access general pastoral, clinical and financial support as necessary.