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The Injured Jockeys Fund

Compassion. Care. Support

The Injured Jockeys Fund provides appropriate support in a prompt and sympathetic manner to those jockeys past or present who are injured, unable to ride, or generally in need

The Injured Jockeys Fund was the brainchild of founding Trustee and past President John Oaksey and came about following the devastating accidents of Tim Brookshaw and four months later Paddy Farrell in the 1964 Grand National. Both falls resulted in severe paralysis which immediately ended both their careers.

Since then the Fund has helped over 1000 jockeys and their families and has paid out more than £18m in charitable assistance... more

Oaksey House

Oaksey House

Oaksey House provides specialist rehabilitation treatment for physical and neurological injuries, and respite accommodation.

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Jack Berry House

Jack Berry House

Jack Berry House in Malton, was opened in 2015. It is a state-of-the-art rehabilitation and fitness centre for northern based jockeys.

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Peter O'Sulliven House

Peter O'Sullevan House

Peter O’Sullevan House, the Injured Jockeys Fund’s third rehabilitation and fitness centre in Newmarket, Suffolk will open in 2019.

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Making Donations

By making a donation you are directly helping us immediately assist all recently injured jockeys and the many ex jockeys and their families who continue to need ongoing support.

There are many easy ways make a donation to the Injured Jockeys Fund whenter you wish to donate regularly or as a 'one off'.

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