Jacob Pritchard Webb

Jacob Pritchard Webb Completes 140 Mile Hand Cycling Charity Challenge

Jacob Pritchard Webb's charity ride has reached the finish post, but the donations keep coming in since the conclusion of the three-day event Saturday afternoon which began July 7 at Cheltenham. The 25-year-old former jockey, paralysed after a fall at Auteuil in June of 2020, was riding in support of both the Injured Jockeys Fund and the Matt Hampson Foundation with the current figure sitting at around £13,000 by the time he crossed the line at Newmarket. "I'm slightly overwhelmed to be honest. The support and donations have been amazing,...

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Paralyzed Former Jockey Rides for Charity

Former jockey Jacob Pritchard-Webb, paralysed during a fall at Auteuil in June of 2020, will embark on 140-mile hand bike ride to benefit a pair of charities that helped him through his rehabilitation. The three-day ride, which begins July 7, will begin at Cheltenham before concluding at Newmarket. The 25-year-old hopes to raise £25,000 each for the Injured Jockeys Fund and the Matt Hampson Foundation. As part of his training for the event, Pritchard Webb was joined on a cycle around the Cotswolds Sunday afternoon by Harry Potter star James...

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McCoy Signs On To Support Pritchard Webb In Charity Cycle Challenge

Retired reinsman and 20-time champion jockey Sir AP McCoy is one of the names signed on to support paralysed former jockey Jacob Pritchard Webb in a three-day 140-mile charity cycling challenge on July 7-9. Pritchard Webb, who now works in racing media and the bloodstock industry, will hand bike ride between two Jockey Club racecourses--Cheltenham and Newmarket alongside other industry members. The aim is to raise £25,000 apiece for two charities that have supported him since his June 2020 fall in France--the Injured Jockeys Fund and the Matt Hampson Foundation....

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Pritchard Webb Joins Auctav

Jacob Pritchard Webb, a former jockey and work rider in France who was left paraplegic after an accident, has joined Auctav as its representative in England and Ireland. "I've teamed up with Auctav because they are a young and new company that so far have been successful with its concept of online auctions," said Pritchard Webb. "I believe they have a talented team who source the best horses possible and to be a part of that for me is brilliant." "Jacob Pritchard Webb will be the repesentative of Auctav in...

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