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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 2020.


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Lady Oaksey and Frankie Dettori announced as new Vice Patrons of the Injured Jockeys Fund

The Injured Jockeys Fund is delighted to announce that from April 2018, Lady Oaksey and Frankie Dettori MBE are to become Vice Patrons of the Fund, joining existing Vice Patrons ...

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Wessex Metal Detecting Association raising funds for the IJF

Over the last 30 years the Wessex Metal Detecting Association has helped raise over £50,000 for numerous worthy causes and charities.This year they decided to help the Injured Jockeys Fund, ...

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Thirsk man heads off on racing yard hike to help injured jockeys

Article take from the Northern EchoA rich family history in horse-racing has inspired a long-distance walk to raise money for charities supporting the industry.Colin Leggat, 72, of Thirsk, is setting ...

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