Applications are now open for the fifth year of The Corinthian Challenge, a three leg charity race series which will take place at The Curragh, Naas and Leopardstown Racecourses from 19th July – 17th October this year. The series offers participants a once in a lifetime opportunity like no other, the chance to experience what […]
The Irish Community Rapid Response (ICRR) led Air Ambulance, has been reduced to a five day only per week service, with immediate effect to ensure the service can continue for another six weeks. However, this cost saving measure is a temporary fix to ensure 6 weeks of continued service before the financial viability of the […]
A field of thirteen riders went to post for the second leg of the popular charity race series, The Corinthian Challenge at Cork Racecourse Mallow yesterday. This is the fourth year of The Corinthian Challenge for Irish Injured Jockeys (IIJ) however, it’s the first time the series has included a race at the County Cork […]
Yvonne Connolly wins the opening race of the Corinthian Challenge for Irish Injured Jockeys at The Curragh!
Yvonne Connolly has won the opening race of the Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series for Jessica Harrington aboard Neverushacon in the colours of David Reid Scott. The race was the opening leg of the three race series in aid of Irish Injured Jockeys. After the race Yvonne commented “I really enjoyed it I’m in shock […]
Racing unicycles from the bottom of Ireland to the top for the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund: a World Record attempt!
After near enough a year of training, Will Forsyth-Forrestand Hector Chamberlain are a month a way from trying to break a World Record!From the 4th July to the 14th July, we will race unicyles from the bottom of Ireland to the top, in aid of the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund !The Mission of the IIJF […]
The Association of Irish Racecourses (AIR) have pledged an annual financial contribution of €123,000 to support the Irish Injured Jockeys (IIJ) over a three year period Photo: Caroline Norris
The Curragh Racecourse along with Irish Injured Jockeys and Sensational Kids launch their ‘under stARTers orders’ creative public arts fundraising initiative today. The Curragh wanted to create a unique fundraising drive for the charities to tie in with the launch of the new Curragh Racecourse. Today they launch an exciting public arts project which involves […]
Irish Injured Jockeys would like to thank all who contributed to the funds raised from presentations during the Punchestown Festival. The Mobile unit attended the festival every day and was very popular among the racegoers with jockeys stopping by to sign autographs and stand in for photos, we would like to thank all our volunteers […]
Champion Jockey Ruby Walsh calls on riders to take part in The 2018 Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series for Irish Injured Jockeys
Friday March 9th is the closing date for applications to take part in the 2018 Irish Injured Jockeys, Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series. This is the third year of The Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series Races to take place at The Curragh (July 22nd), Navan (Sept 23rd) and Leopardstown (Oct 27th) In two years the […]
KILLIAN MCCARTHY WINS SECOND LEG OF THE IRISH INJURED JOCKEYS CORINTHIAN CHALLENGE AT GOWRAN PARK, KILKENNY
Killian McCarthy has won the second leg of the Irish Injured Jockey’s Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series at Gowran Park, Kilkenny. Winning the race onboard ‘Water Sprite’, Killian managed to keep close contender Lynne McLoughlin riding ‘Nearly Famous’ at bay, with Paddy Woods on ‘Shadagam’ finishing in third place. Killian is Sales Director at SoftCo […]