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 collection, organising fundraising events, making a donation, volunteering to help out at events or putting a legacy in place.
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.
Unfortunately we are not able to hold the Corinthian Challenge this year but we are delighted to announce applications are now open for the fifth series of The Corinthian Challenge in 2022 . Our highly successful Charity race series gives riders a once in lifetime opportunity to ride in three races on some of Ireland’s […]
Red Mills store kindly once again hosted this years virtual best dressed event. With 6 categories in total, including the coveted ‘Best Dressed Lady’, the theme for this year’s event was ‘Outfits that we didn’t get to wear’. The perfect time to get out that dress that you planned for weddings, the suit you were going […]
The family of amateur jockey Jack Tyner, who tragically died from injuries suffered from a fall in a point-to-point in 2011 honoured Jack’s tenth anniversary on the 7th February, whilst also raising funds for the Irish Injured Jockeys Fund. The promising young talent, son of trainer Robert and his wife Mary, died six days after […]
We are very saddened to hear of the passing of our much loved friend and Director at Irish Injured Jockeys Pat Smullen. Pat was a founding Director of Irish Injured Jockeys right from the start in 2014 and was always generous with his time and advice let it be for presentations with our supporters or […]
Irish Injured Jockeys support for riders We would like to remind all current and former riders of the availability to them of Pat Brennan a qualified, experienced counsellor who has been employed by us at Irish Injured Jockeys. Pat has decades of experience in all areas of assisting people with addiction, depression, anxiety and indeed […]
Study the form and get your glad rags ready for the Red Mills ‘Ready For Racing’ Style Event taking place from the 12th to the 14th of June, to celebrate the return of racing at the Curragh. With a total prize fund worth €4,000 and a top prize including a Staycation Package at the Gorgeous Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny, proceeds […]