Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Alert to  the current public health situation, The Injured Jockeys Fund is following Government advice regarding the implications of Covid-19. The Racing Industry is adhering to Government directives on the situation and  details can be found here: https://www.britishhorseracing.com/press_releases/racing-steering-group-stresses-importance-of-government-guidance-on-coronavirus/  We will continue to update this information as necessary and detail below basic information regarding the virus. […]

HRH The Princess Royal visits Peter O’Sullevan House

The Injured Jockeys Fund was today delighted to welcome its Patron, HRH The Princess Royal, to Peter O’Sullevan house in Newmarket, its third Rehabilitation and Fitness Centre, which opened in October 2019, and which Her Royal Highness was visiting for the first time. Whilst there, Her Royal Highness attended a Trustees meeting and was given […]

Lady Oaksey up for a Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Award

Our very own Vice Patron Lady Oaksey is a finalist in this years Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards for her tireless work for the fund! The awards celebrate the achievements of racing’s key staff, now in it’s 16th year, recognise and reward the outstanding skills, commitment and contribution of over 10,000 stud and stable staff […]

Ascot Jockey Hosting Raises £35,000

On Saturday 18th January, Ascot’s CEO Guy Henderson and Jacqui Greet presented William Norris QC, Chairman of the Injured Jockeys Fund and Lisa Hancock the Fund’s CEO, with a cheque for £35,000 raised from their Ascot IJF Ambassador Programme. This brilliant initiative raised £27,000 in 2018 and has surpassed that this year.  In total, since […]

Ascot Hosting The Parade Ring Restaurant in aid of IJF

Together with Ascot we are delighted to offer the opportunity for all Parade Ring Restaurant guests to support the IJF. This offer is exclusive to the Parade Ring Restaurant at the Matchbook Clarence House Chase Raceday (18th January 2020) and the Betfair Ascot Chase Raceday (15th February 2020).  Package includes:Private TableKing Edward VII Enclosure admissionWelcome […]

30th Anniversary event claimed by Coronavirus outbreak

The 30th Anniversary staging of the Brean Leisure Park ™s popular Sports Celebrity Am golf tournament scheduled for June 9th has had to be postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak and the subsequent lockdown. The House family, who own the Leisure Park, have hosted the long running fundraising event which has raised thousands of pounds […]

William Haggas stable tour

On the 18th April 2019 our Supporter Club members had an incredible insight into life in a Newmarket stable. William Haggas trainer of Sea Of Class gave a group of Supporter Club members a tour of Somerville Lodge.  Our members got to see Sea Of Class and the Craven winner Skardu up close and see […]

2019 Supporter Club Visits

The 2019 Supporter Club Trips have been announced:  February: 9th Feb: Visit Jamie Snowdens stables, Lambourn, followed by a buffet lunch at IJF Oaksey House.  23rd Feb: Kim Bailey Stable Tour, Andoversford, followed by a hot lunch at the neaby Kilkeney Inn. Fully Booked March: 30th Mar: Dan Skelton stable tour, alcester, Warwickshire – Stratford Races on […]

Supporters Club visits Frankel

On Friday 27th July, 30 members of the IJF Supporters Club had the opportunity to visit Banstead Manor Stud to meet the illustrious Frankel in the flesh.  The day began with lunch at Palace House‘s restaurant ‘The Tack Room’ before everyone made their way to Juddmonte Farms Headquarters, Banstead Manor to see Frankel, Bated Breath, […]

2018 Supporter Club Visits

Supporters Club – events June to December 2018.  Tuesday 26 June     Visit  Richard Fahey Stables at Musley Bank and Jack Berry House, Malton, Yorks £45  Friday 27 July         Visit  Banstead Manor, Newmarket, with a chance to meet Frankel  £55 Tuesday 11 Sept     Visit Salisbury Races plus an audience with BAFTA […]