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 […]

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 […]

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 […]