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IIJ Purchase new DXA Bone Scanning Machine

IIJ Purchase new DXA Bone Scanning Machine

      The purchase of a DXA scan machine by the Irish Injured Jockeys (IIJ) has been described as a “very exciting step in the care of our riders,” according to Dr Adrian McGoldrick, the Irish Horseracing Regulatory Authority’s chief medical officer.   The DXA scan machine will be based at the High Performance […]

2018 Corinthian Challenge Series

2018 Corinthian Challenge Series

Corinthian Challenge Series 2018  The 2018 Corinthian Challenge Series in aid of Irish Injured Jockeys is now open to applicants. The series gives a chance to Amateur riders to ride on some of Ireland’s biggest racetracks. Last year the series saw 14 riders take part and raise over €110,000 for The Irish Injured Jockeys. Series […]

Celebrations And Comebacks at The Punchestown Winter Festival

Celebrations And Comebacks at The Punchestown Winter Festival

Celebrations And Comebacks at The Punchestown Winter Festival Stable Staff Appreciation Day 18th November Free Festive Family Fun Zone Both Days Comeback Run of Faugheen in the Unibet Morgiana Hurdle 19th November Irish Injured Jockeys Fundraiser with the Huntsman’s Challenge 19th November Punchestown racecourse will host the annual Winter Festival next weekend, Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th November and this […]

Lynne McLoughlin is overall winner of the Corinthian Challenge Series for Irish Injured Jockeys while Sheikh Fahad Al Thani wins race at Leopardstown

Lynne McLoughlin is overall winner of the Corinthian Challenge Series for Irish Injured Jockeys while Sheikh Fahad Al Thani wins race at Leopardstown

Sheikh Fahad Al Thani won the Corinthian Challenge race today (Sunday 22nd October) for Irish Injured Jockeys at Leopardstown, steering the Gordon Elliott trained ‘Brutal’ to victory in what was an exciting and competitive race.  He was followed in second place by Paddy Woods who had an exceptional ride with ‘Circling Moon’, trained by Kildare trainer, […]

Seventh Jog for Jockeys a Huge Success

Seventh Jog for Jockeys a Huge Success

  Seventh Jog for Jockeys a Huge Success   The seventh renewal of Jog for Jockeys 5km and 10km charity fundraiser, in aid of Irish Injured Jockeys took place at Naas Racecourse on Sunday August 27. Results Last year’s 5km winner, ex-jockey, Kevin Coleman was first past the post again in a time of 18:18, […]

Jog for Jockeys Categories and Prizes

Jog for Jockeys Categories and Prizes

Jog for Jockeys Categories and Prizes   With only over a week to our Jog for Jockeys event its time to get those last minute teams together. Listed below all our exciting categories and prizes. 10K Male and Female 1st prize ~ K-leisure 3 month membership(value €195) ~ AIT Sport Cryotherapy Voucher ~ Tipperary Crystal memento […]

Trainers Vs Jockeys Polo Team Announced

Trainers Vs Jockeys Polo Team Announced

Polo Wicklow host The 2017 International Ladies Polo Tournament on the 19th of August in aid of The Irish Injured Jockeys Fund. With guests from around the globe and teams travelling from USA, UK, Germany, France, Spain, South Africa, Australia, Argentina and Saudi Arabia to take part. One of the days most exciting displays will […]

Jogging Johnny Gunning to Run a Personal Best

Jogging Johnny Gunning to Run a Personal Best

  Former multiple Group 1 winning jockey-turned-racehorse trainer, Johnny Murtagh together with his family and staff at Fox Covert Stables are all set to take part in Jog for Jockeys 5km and 10km races on Sunday August 27. This year, the race will take place at Naas Racecourse and all monies raised will be donated […]