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The Injured Jockeys Fund

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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'Sullevan House

Peter O’Sullevan House  in Newmarket was opened in 2019. The centre is a state-of-the-art 'Rehabilitation and Fitness' facility.


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  • IJF statement on behalf of the Treadwell family. IJF statement on behalf of the Treadwell family.

    On behalf of Liam Treadwell's parents, Mark and Lorraine and his brother Nathan:"We are heartbroken that this has happened. We ask kindly that everyone respects our privacy in the coming days, so that we can begin to come to terms

  • 'IJF Face Masks' raise over £10,000 in 24 hours for the Injured Jockeys Fund. 'IJF Face Masks' raise over £10,000 in 24 hours for the Injured Jockeys Fund.

    The Injured Jockeys Fund has raised over £10,000 in much needed funds in the first 24 hours of a bespoke face mask going on sale (pic attached).CEO Lisa Hancock says:“We have sold 1000 face masks since yesterday and are both

  • 'Sport is the Answer' 'Sport is the Answer'

    One day, a week before “Lockdown” was officially announced, I was seeking out a particular cricket book from my bookcase upstairs and I came across a few books sectioned together, a series of sporting quiz books that I had written

  • IJF Rehabilitation and Fitness Centres set to re-open 1st June. IJF Rehabilitation and Fitness Centres set to re-open 1st June.

    The Injured Jockeys Fund’s three Rehabilitation and Fitness Centres, Oaksey House in Lambourn, Jack Berry House in Malton and Peter O’Sullevan House in Newmarket are set to re-open to support the return to race riding on 1 June, albeit with

IJF statement on behalf of the Treadwell family.

On behalf of Liam Treadwell's parents, Mark and Lorraine and his brother Nathan:"We are heartbroken that this has happened. We ask kindly that everyone respects our privacy in the coming ...

Read More

'IJF Face Masks' raise over £10,000 in 24 hours for the Injured Jockeys Fund.

The Injured Jockeys Fund has raised over £10,000 in much needed funds in the first 24 hours of a bespoke face mask going on sale (pic attached).CEO Lisa Hancock says:“We ...

Read More

'Sport is the Answer'

One day, a week before “Lockdown” was officially announced, I was seeking out a particular cricket book from my bookcase upstairs and I came across a few books sectioned together, ...

Read More


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