Author: Alisha McCormack

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 […]

Champion Jockey Ruby Walsh calls on riders to take part in The 2018 Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series for Irish Injured Jockeys

  Friday March 9th is the closing date for applications to take part in the 2018 Irish Injured Jockeys, Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series.   This is the third year of The Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series Races to take place at The Curragh (July 22nd), Navan (Sept 23rd) and Leopardstown (Oct 27th) In two years the […]

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 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

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, […]


Killian McCarthy has won the second leg of the Irish Injured Jockey’s Corinthian Challenge Charity Race Series at Gowran Park, Kilkenny. Winning the race onboard ‘Water Sprite’, Killian managed to keep close contender Lynne McLoughlin riding ‘Nearly Famous’ at bay, with Paddy Woods on ‘Shadagam’ finishing in third place. Killian is Sales Director at SoftCo […]