A total of twelve riders went to post in the final leg of The Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series for Irish Injured Jockeys (IIJ) at Leopardstown Racecourse on October 26th. The series was won by Paddy Woods riding his own racehorse Dalileo, trained by Johnny Murtagh. Paddy Woods from Julianstown, Co. Meath is no stranger […]
‘5 Champion Hurdle Winners’Binocular, Buveur D’air, Istabraq, Jezki and Espoir D’allen. JP McManus has recently kindly donated a number of these magnificent prints to Irish Injured Jockeys and full sale price of these prints will go to our Charity. The original is signed by owner JP McManus and all winning trainers (NJ Henderson, AP O’Brien, J […]
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 […]
Irish Injured Jockeys announce an exciting line up of riders for the 2019 Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series
Irish Injured Jockeys are delighted to announce an exciting line up of no less than fifteen participants for the 2019 Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series. “We are looking forward to starting our fourth Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series at The Curragh on Sunday. We are delighted again this year to have a super group of […]
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 […]
On Friday, 28th of June at The Curragh Racecourse a selection of the under stARTers orders art collection went under the hammer to raise funds for charity. The unique public arts initiative was inspired by the new Curragh Racecourse. The complete collection consists of 21 life-sized horse sculptures, each painted by top artists. Each of these […]
‘under stARTers orders’ a charity fundraising public art project has launched their online auction platform at www.startersorders.ie. Visitors of the website can now simply bid on a selection of the magnificent horse sculptures created by some of Ireland’s best-loved artists to be in with the chance to be the lucky new owner of one of […]
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 […]