Jack Berry’s Grand National Walk

Jack Berry is walking the Grand National distance to raise funds for the Injured Jockeys Fund as part of our Grand National Weekend initiative. In Jacks own words: ” I am certainly no ‘Captain Tom’, but would like to try and raise £1,000 for the IJF.

Shaun Reynolds raising funds for the IJF by running 52.4 Miles + Raffle.

Racing fan Shaun Reynolds will run a 52.4-mile loop starting and ending at Oaksey House – one of three rehabilitation and fitness centres managed by the IJF – on Monday, May 31. The loop will see Shaun, who lives in Lambourn, run through Swindon via White Horse Hill in Uffington before looping around Royal Wootton […]

Northern & Midlands Racing Club Cheltenham Preview.

Cheltenham Festival Preview NightsMonday 15th & Wednesday 17th March IJF Fundraisers held March 15th & 17th PANEL GUESTS INCLUDE: OLIVER GREENALL (TRAINER)ANDY GIBSON (CHELTENHAM TRAIL ANNUAL)DICKON WHITE (JOCKEY CLUB REGIONAL MANAGER)LUKE TARR (STAR SPORTS HEAD OF PR)CORNELIUS LYSAGHT (FORMER BBC RACING)KEITH MCHUGH (RACING JOURNALIST)GORDON ARMISTEAD (RACIN’ MAGAZINE) Each guest has kindly offered to present an online […]

Catchy new song a winner for the IJF

We could all do with a song and dance right now to try and lift the spirits during another lockdown. Thanks to the efforts of songwriter and composer Tony Power we have a catchy new ditty to get stuck in our heads or turn into the next TikTok dance craze. Performed by Diane & Wilma, […]

New quiz book to help raise funds for IJF

If you loved the Sport Is the Answer Quiz Book then you’ll be delighted to know that Chris Coley has teamed up with Liz Ashton to create yet another fantastic and fun book for all those quiz lovers out there! The Best Bloody Quiz Book ever is now available to purchase by visiting www.thequizbook.co.uk and […]

COVID-19 Update – November 2020

We are pleased to confirm that our three Rehabilitation Centres will remain OPEN to support those actively involved in the racing industry. Please take note of the following: • Those seeking physiotherapy can initially book a telephone triage treatment appointment and subsequent face to face appointments will be offered as appropriate. Appointments will be booked […]

Dialled in Dunwoody adds deft touch to new IJF website

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 talent and will to win. He left no stone unturned whilst he was riding and was one of the first jockeys to adopt a holistic approach to riding – using […]

A Snowy Beach sets the scene for this year’s Injured Jockeys Fund Christmas Card

Injured Jockeys Fund Caroline Cook Snowy Beach

The Injured Jockeys Fund has worked with renowned equine artist Caroline Cook to produce this year’s Christmas card. The result is Snowy Beach, a delightful scene of horses galloping alongside icy waters. The Injured Jockeys Fund caught up with the artist to find out how she brought this wonderful scene to life and what the […]

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 […]