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under stARTers orders charity art auction a huge success!

under stARTers orders charity art auction a huge success!

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 […]

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 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 […]

Jockeys Dominate 2018 Jog for Jockeys

Jockeys Dominate 2018 Jog for Jockeys

The racing industry came out in force to support this year’s Jog for Jockeys with jockey Emmet McNamara first past the post in the 2018 renewal of the Irish Injured Jockeys charity 5km race at the Curragh last Saturday. An avid runner, Emmet completed the 5km in a brilliant time of 16:47, closely followed by […]