The Mission of the IIJF is to make a real difference to the lives and welfare of jockeys, past and present and their families by raising funds to provide enhanced help, care and support.
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Irish Injured Jockeys was set up in 2014 to increase awareness and raise vital funds to support our injured jockeys. Funds raised through Irish Injured Jockeys go to the injured riders who are in most need of support.
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There are lots of ways that one can help from buying some merchandise from our online shop collection, making a donation, volunteering to help out at events or putting a legacy in place. Once approved by Irish Injured Jockeys you can also set up a Just Giving Fundraising page.
Amateur riders compete in three races over the period of four months. The participants ride over three top class courses in a bid to raise funds for Irish Injured Jockeys whilst testing themselves physically. A once in a lifetime opportunity.
Today, Irish Injured Jockeys (IIJ) announced an exciting lineup of sixteen participants for the 2022 Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series. After a two year break it is the greatest number of challengers to date. “We are looking forward to the opening event of the Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series at The Curragh on Sunday, July […]
We are hugely grateful to Colm Quinn who once again has supported Irish Injured Jockeys. Colm has donated nearly €50,000 over the last number of years and has helped make a real difference to the lives and welfare of our jockeys. Colm is pictured here presenting a cheque to Michael Higgins and Sean Flanagan at […]
The Hammer and Trowel Syndicate pictured at the Punchestown Festival presenting a cheque for €5,000 to Irish Injured Jockeys. Michael Higgins, Sean Deane, Patrick Mullins, Maria and Ger O’Brien.Ger O’Brien said after Facile Vegas win “Delighted to be so fortunate to have another great horse out of our mare Quevega and to be in a […]
Huge thanks to Martyn Pipe CEO of Race & Stay, Ireland’s premier horseracing tour company. Race & Stay organised a top class golf event at the K Club for their clients visiting the Punchestown Festival. An amazing €5,000 euros was raised at the event and we would like to extend our thanks to everybody involved. […]
Huge thanks to the team Barberstown Castle Venue for hosting a fantastic and successful Cheltenham preview in March. The night was a huge success with a top class panel, including our Chairman Ruby Walsh and David Russell. Thank you to to everyone who attended and donated to Irish Injured Jockeys, especially the auction items. Pictured […]
After a two year break due to Covid-19, the challenge of a lifetime returns. Irish Injured Jockeys (IIJ) are delighted to confirm that The Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series is back this year. The series of three races run over a six month period, offers horse riding enthusiasts from all over the world, the chance […]