California Retirement Management Account
CARMA is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to providing funding for the rehabilitation, retraining and/or retirement of California-raced Thoroughbred horses.
Santa Anita Derby Day 5K
The Santa Anita Derby Day 5K is back and CARMA is proud to be a charity partner! A family fun filled day of physical fitness followed by elite horse racing and when you sign up please designate CARMA as your charity of choice. Event offers fabulous live entertainment in the post-event expo and free admission to the annual Derby Day horse races. All participants receive a finisher medal, shirt, and timing!
Helping Retired Racehorses
As a service to Thoroughbred owners and trainers who need help retiring their racehorses, CARMA’s Placement Program is a safe way to transition the horse into the next phase of its life. Since its introduction, the program has assisted more than 350 horses and connected them to homes as equestrian mounts, therapeutic animals, and companions.
Since 2008, CARMA has granted over $4.8 million to non-profit organizations that retire, retrain and re-home Thoroughbreds that have raced at partnering tracks in California. To date, more than 4,500 horses have been helped through our grant process.