IJF statement on behalf of the Treadwell family.

On behalf of Liam Treadwell’s parents, Mark and Lorraine and his brother Nathan: “We are heartbroken that this has happened. We ask kindly that everyone respects our privacy in the coming days, so that we can begin to come to terms with our loss”

‘Sport is the Answer’

One day, a week before Lockdown  was officially announced, I was seeking out a particular cricket book from my bookcase upstairs and I came across a few books sectioned together, a series of sporting quiz books that I had written quite a few years ago! There was one for Andy Stovold’s benefit year in […]

IJF Rehabilitation and Fitness Centres set to re-open 1st June.

The Injured Jockeys Fund’s three Rehabilitation and Fitness Centres, Oaksey House in Lambourn, Jack Berry House in Malton and Peter O’Sullevan House in Newmarket are set to re-open to support the return to race riding on 1 June, albeit with service and support delivered in a different way to adhere to government guidelines. For those […]

George Baker to run London marathon three years on from horror fall

Three years on from his career ending fall at St Moritz in February 2017, injured jockey, George Baker, has announced that he is to run 26.2 miles in the London Marathon on April 26th, 2020 to raise money for the Injured Jockeys Fund and Racing Welfare. He was offered a place in the event by […]

IJF delighted to announce Sue Durcan joins the Board of Trustees.

The IJF is delighted to announce the recent addition of Sue Durcan to the Board of Trustees.  Lisa Hancock, Chief Executive explained: Sue will be a fantastic addition to our existing Board. We always aim to appoint individuals with a specific skill-set from which we can benefit and Sue’s detailed understanding and knowledge of the flat […]

Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

Injured Jockeys Fund update during the Coronavirus Lisa Hancock, CEO of the Injured Jockeys Fund, says: ‘This is an unprecedented time of crisis for the whole country. The Injured Jockeys Fund is doing everything it can to continue to provide support for Jockeys and Beneficiaries whilst at home. We also realise that more people will […]

IJF Launches ‘Stay at home workout’ Channel.

The IJF Stregnth and Conditioning team have been working to produce content and programmes to help enable Jockey’s and the Racing Community, to stay fit and workout whilst at home. These will be updated weekly via training programmes and schedules on the website, and on the IJF Performance YouTube Channel. Jockeys wanting bespoke programes to […]