Keyword: Disabled Jockey’s Fund

  • Disabled Riders Request Gertemanian Resignation

    Members of the permanently disabled Jockeys' Guild has issued an open letter to David Sheppard, chairman of the board of the Jockeys' Guild, as well as guild members, and several media outlets, including <i>The Blood-Horse</i>, requesting the resignation of Wayne Gertemanian and the reinstatement of John Giovanni.

  • Disabled Rider Receives Awaited Payment from Guild

    A permanently disabled jockey that claimed the Jockeys' Guild wasn't reimbursing him for medical and Guild-related expenses because of his public criticism of Guild management has been partially compensated.

  • Fund Overseers Confident New Plan Can Work

    Former jockeys associated with the Disabled Jockeys' Fund, which will be terminated at the end of the year, on Dec. 6 said they're comfortable with a plan by the Jockeys' Guild to make payments to disabled riders from the Guild's primary account.

  • Ex-Guild Manager: Jockeys Must Take Reins

    The former national manager of the Jockeys' Guild, ousted in 2001 in what he said was akin to a "terrorist attack," believes disabled riders are the real victims in the ongoing conflict over finances and the impending discontinuance of the Disabled Jockeys' Fund. He called on jockeys to take control of the situation.