permanently disabled jockeys fund

Richman Breaks Six-Way Tie In Sixth TIF Summer Prop Contest

Six players correctly answered 10 of 12 props in the sixth week of the TIF Summer Prop Contest, forcing the tiebreaker into overdrive. Jerry Richman of Arlington Heights, Illinois emerged victorious with a guess of $104 for the Pacific Classic exacta, the highest of the six tiebreaker guesses, and closest to the actual return at […]

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Indiana HBPA Donates $10,000 To PDJF; Jockeys Raise Awareness With Tug Of War, Foot Race

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino participated in the national “PDJF Racing Across America” Saturday, July 27. The entire evening was dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, an event that was held across North America and various racetracks. Indiana Grand jockeys participated in several activities throughout the night, including a […]

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Indiana Grand Offering Variety Of Family Activities On PDJF Night Saturday

The popular night out for the entire family at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino is back. “Back to School/PDJF Night” is set for Saturday, July 27, featuring all types of activities, from Silly Safari to Jockey Challenges to raise funding and awareness for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF). Activities get underway at 6 p.m. […]

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Saratoga Jockeys In ‘Meet And Greet’ As Part of Saturday’s PDJF Awareness Day Across America

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will unite with racetracks across the country as part of the Permanently Disabled Jockeys’ Fund (PDJF) Awareness Day Across America at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, July 27. The day’s events will include a special meet and greet and autograph session. Riders from the Saratoga jockey colony will […]

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‘East-vs-West’ Jockey Karaoke Battle Will Benefit PDJF

Jockeys know how to warm up their mounts, but they’re also warming up their vocal chords in Saratoga and Del Mar in advance of the second annual “Riders Up! Battle of East-vs-West” jockey karaoke contests to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF). The Saratoga jockeys are first out of the gate on Sunday, July […]

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Jockeys And Jeans Raises Over $200,000 For PDJF

The proceeds have been tallied and the sixth annual Jockeys and Jeans fundraiser for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund, this year on Saturday, June 22 at Santa Anita Park, raised $205,000. The event featured a speech by two-time Triple Crown winning trainer Bob Baffert who received Jockeys and Jeans’ first Person of the Year Award. […]

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‘PDJF Day Across America’ Scheduled For July 27

Many racetracks across the U.S. are expecting to celebrate the 6th annual “PDJF Day Across America” on Sat., July 27. This is a day of fun, fundraising and awareness-building for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF) with each track working with its local jockey colony to engage fans and patrons. In past years “PDJF Day” […]

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Angel Cruz Shows Heels To Fellow Riders In PDJF Fundraiser Run At Laurel

Angel Cruz, breaking from Post 1 and racing without shoes, sprinted to a quick lead and held off apprentice Julio Correa’s late surge to capture the jockey foot race held Thursday between Races 4 and 5 at Laurel Park in Maryland to benefit the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. For a minimum $5 donation, fans could […]

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Jeff O’Reilly Wins TIF Belmont Challenge To Benefit Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund

Horseplayer Jeff O’Reilly was the only participant out of 211 entrants to correctly select 16 of 19 “props” in the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation’s (TIF) Belmont Day Challenge. As a result, the Pennsylvania resident won the chance to direct $1,000 to the racing-related 501(c)(3) charity of his choice – the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. The TIF […]

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19 Hall Of Fame Riders To Attend Jockeys And Jeans Fundraiser At Santa Anita Park

A Jockeys and Jeans record 19 Hall of Fame riders are expected to attend the sixth annual Jockeys and Jeans Fundraiser to benefit Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund at Santa Anita on Saturday, June 22. They will be there to honor the seven permanently disabled riders who attend, mix and mingle with the attendees and sign […]

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