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Famous Irish artists go horsing around for charity!

Famous Irish artists go horsing around for charity!

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 […]

Horse racing charities present an audience with Joe Schmidt

Horse racing charities present an audience with Joe Schmidt

Thursday January 17, Keadeen Hotel, Newbridge Three horse racing charities, Irish Injured Jockeys, the Irish Horse Welfare Trust and the Drogheda Memorial Fund and have come together to host ‘An Audience with Joe Schmidt’ on Thursday January 17 at 1pm in the Keadeen Hotel in Newbridge, County Kildare. Irish rugby’s record-breaking head coach will discuss […]

Retired Jockey, Paul Carberry presents Graham Atkinson with the winner’s trophy as he is crowned the 2018 Corinthian Challenge Champion

Retired Jockey, Paul Carberry presents Graham Atkinson with the winner’s trophy as he is crowned the 2018 Corinthian Challenge Champion

Graham Atkinson is crowned 2018 Corinthian Challenge Champion       A total of 14 riders went to post in the final leg of The Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series for Irish Injured Jockeys  at Leopardstown Racecourse last weekend. The series was won by Graham Atkinson riding Uncle Henry for trainer Joseph O’Brien. Graham is […]

The end of an era for Christmas card and calendars appeal

The end of an era for Christmas card and calendars appeal

  For a number of years, the Drogheda Memorial Fund (DMF) have traditionally sold Christmas cards and calendars to raise funds to support the great work that they do, assisting racing people in need. The Turf Club initially took responsibility for the production, sale and distribution of the products until 3 years ago when Irish […]

Jamie saddles up for the Dowth Point-to-Point and Country Fair

Jamie saddles up for the Dowth Point-to-Point and Country Fair

  Top Irish amateur jockey Jamie Codd helped kick off the countdown to the Dowth Point-to-Point and Country Fair, set to take place on Sunday 28th October at Dowth, Brú na Bóinne, County Meath. Organised and sponsored by agri-technology company Devenish in conjunction with the Meath Hunt and Tara Harriers, the event celebrates the very […]

The Irish National Stud employee Harry Shearman enjoys Corinthian Challenge success  in race two of the Irish Injured Jockeys Charity Race Series

The Irish National Stud employee Harry Shearman enjoys Corinthian Challenge success in race two of the Irish Injured Jockeys Charity Race Series

Irish Injured Jockeys’ Corinthian Challenge is a three-race series for the popular racing charity. The second leg of this annual major fundraising initiative took place at Navan Racecourse on Sunday. Racegoers enjoyed the tremendous race with Laois man Harry Shearman winning in great style aboard Nelson Road for trainer John Murphy. The affable business graduate […]