The Turf Club manages four charities on behalf of the industry, details of each charitable fund can be found below. Donations can be made via the Turf Club website.
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These unique 5km and 10km runs allows participants to walk, jog or run on the iconic Curragh plains including running up the home-straight of the Curragh Racecourse – following in the hoof-prints of famous racehorses such as Nijinsky, Shergar, Sinndar, Galileo, Grey Swallow and current Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby Champion, Harzand.
Founded on the 21st November 1975, the Irish Jockey’s Trust
is a registered charity and is allowed to consider applications for support
from licenced jockeys and retired licenced jockeys (and/or their families),
Irish Injured Jockeys was set up in 2014 to increase
awareness and raise vital funds to support injured jockeys. Funds raised through
Irish Injured Jockeys go to the injured riders who are in most need of support.
The Irish Horse Welfare Trust (IHWT) is Irelands leading and
largest equine charity. Based in Co Wicklow, the charity is involved in
the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of horses and ponies.
The Jockey Matters series has been produced by JETS in partnership with the Professional Jockey Association in the UK. It aims to provide insight into various welfare issues affecting jockeys.