The Injured Jockeys Fund
Compassion. Care. Support
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.
Oaksey House provides specialist rehabilitation treatment for physical and neurological injuries, and respite accommodation.
Jack Berry House in Malton, was opened in 2015. It is a state-of-the-art rehabilitation and fitness centre for northern based jockeys.
Peter O’Sullevan House, the Injured Jockeys Fund’s third rehabilitation and fitness centre in Newmarket, Suffolk will open in 2019.
Tuesday 20 February 2018HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of the Injured Jockeys Fund, accompanied by Chairman, Brough Scott MBE, President Sir Anthony McCoy OBE and Vice Patron John Francome MBE, today re-opened Oaksey House, the Injured Jockeys Fund’s Fitness and
Everyone at the Injured Jockeys Fund is absolutely delighted that John and Jackie Porter have won the Rory MacDonald Community Award at this years Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards.The award which recognises outstanding contribution to the racing industry for
A boy, a pony, a multitude of racehorses and three-day-eventers. Plus the requisite complement of human attendants. All the bits and pieces to furnish a tale set in the uplands and downlands of contemporary England. Triumphs and Disasters? Several. Mistakes
The “Ultra Deluxe” is limited to a total of only 192 numbered copies Worldwide, each personally signed by A P McCoy OBE."Sir AP McCoy - A Sporting Legend" is the ultimate celebration of the extraordinary career of this amazing sportsman,
Frankel's first National Hunt winner
The IJF were very grateful to receive a cheque from the West Berkshire Racing Club on Saturday 16th December for £1,150. The Racing Club have been very generous in supporting the IJF in 2017 with a series of fundraising events
Once again the annual Xmas Starts Here Golf Day can be marked as a great success raising in excess of £10,000 for not only the Injured Jockeys Fund but for both The Royal Marsden Hospital and The Demelza's Children's Hospice
Chris Coley's Cheltenham quiz night
James Hughes recently organised a Charity Football Match at Doncaster Rovers Stadium on the 1st June 2019 and raised over £1,000 for the charity. The event was an 11 a ...
On Sunday 14th April Cait Pendergast ran in the Brighton Marathon in aid of The Injured Jockeys Fund and raised an astonishingandnbsp;£8,327.15 in the process.andnbsp;At the end of August 2018, ...
On Tuesday 23rd April Darren Smith visited Oaksey House to present John Francome and Resident Manager Clare Hazell with a cheque forandnbsp;£8,206.50 following a year of fundraising efforts whilst captain ...