Injured Jockeys Fund announces investment in mental health support from ‘Changing Minds’ Supported by The Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust

The Injured Jockeys Fund, generously supported by The Peter O’Sullevan Charitable Trust, is to invest further in mental health support by welcoming help from the expert Clinical Psychologists ‘Changing Minds’. This will enable the IJF to further develop and implement their clinical strategy, to provide ‘hands on’ expertise in the three Rehabilitation Centres, Oaksey House, […]

‘They’re Off’ 9 Lives Challenge gets underway!!!

Today marks the start of the ‘9 Lives Challenge’  Wayne and eight other beneficiaries, listed below, will ‘set off’ on 24 July – each taking up to nine days to complete their part of the 560-mile virtual route – finishing on Saturday 1 August.  Each is paired with an IJF representative, the charity’s President, patrons […]

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 […]

Jo Supple’s London Marathon

4th October 2020 https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Jo-Supple?utm_campaign=lc_frp_share_transaction_fundraiser_page_launched&utm_content=68c32e51-9753-4880-8927-0162ebc99608&utm_medium=email&utm_source=postoffice&utm_term=1578947915312