CARMA Placement Program Assists Nearly 60 Retiring Racehorses in 2019

We’re ringing in the new year by highlighting the retired racehorses who went through the Placement Program in 2019.

The Placement Program is funded by The Stronach Group matching dollar for dollar the 0.03% owner purse contributions accrued during Santa Anita Park live racing.

Here are the horses who went through the Placement Program in 2019:

  • Majestic Design *
    • 2014 Mare | Gio Ponti – Majestic Beauty, by Diesis (GB)
    • 11 Starts; 2, 0, 1 | $28,805 Earnings
    • Lilac Fire Survivor
    • Placed with Thoroughbred Rehab Center
    • Living in pasture
  • Russell Drake
    • 2015 Gelding | Keldy, by Benchmark
    • 2 Starts; 0, 0, 0 |$570 Earnings
    • Placed with Hope for Horses
    • Adopted to an amateur rider as a sport prospect
  • Unusual Taste
    • 2011 Gelding | Unusual Heat – Deliciosa (ARG), by Equalize
    • 29 Starts; 7, 4, 2 | $284,377 Earnings
    • Placed with Win Place Home
    • Adopted as a companion and pet
  • I’m Ready to Roll
    • 2013 Gelding | More Than Ready – Brown Eyed Beauty, by Miswaki
    • 19 Starts; 4, 1, 2 | $83,155
    • Placed with Whispering Meadows Ranch
    • Adopted as a trail horse
  • Jack and I *
    • 2015 Gelding | Macho Uno – With Intention, by Mr. Greeley
    • 11 Starts; 2, 0, 1 |$23,435 Earnings
    • Lilac Fire Survivor
    • Placed with Sandia Creek Auxiliary Foundation
    • Adopted as a sporting prospect
  • Papa Royale
    • 2013 Gelding | Northern Afleet – Fabulous Babe, by Touch Gold
    • 15 Starts; 1, 1, 4 | $30,280 Earnings
    • Placed with Redwings Horse Sanctuary
    • Adopted as a trail horse
  • Takeo Squared
    • 2016 Gelding | Square Eddie – Berengaria, by Golden Missile
    • 9 Starts; 1, 2, 2 | $102,045
    • Placed with United Pegasus Foundation
    • Living in pasture
  • Smitten Kitten
    • 2014 Mare | Ministers Wild Cat – Million Dollar Run, by Tejano Run
    • 6 Starts; 2, 0, 1 | $37,955 Earnings
    • Placed with Thoroughbred Rehab Center
    • Living in pasture
  • Bahamian
    • 2015 Gelding | Freedom Child – Final Humor, by Distorted Humor
    • 11 Starts; 1, 1, 1 | $60,604 Earnings
    • Placed with Whispering Meadows Ranch
    • Starting second career as a recreational riding horse
  • Crazy Uncle Rick
    • 2015 Gelding | Uncle Mo – Two Foxie, by Fair Skies
    • 7 Starts; 1, 0, 1 | $36,181
    • Placed with Fresh Start Sport Horses
    • Adopted as a sport horse prospect
  • George From Tahoe
    • 2015 Gelding | Sierra Sunset – El Sierra Tahoe, by Royal Anthem
    • 6 Starts; 1, 1, 1 | $59,345 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Available for Adoption
  • Extraordianrius
    • 2015 Gelding | Uncle Mo – Democratic Sweep, by Gotham City
    • 2 Starts; 0, 0, 1 | $6,680 Earnings
    • Placed with Sandia Creek Auxiliary Foundation
    • Starting new career as a sport prospect
  • Cowboy Tommy
    • 2016 Gelding | Gervinho – Milligan, by Line of David
    • 1 Start; 0, 0 ,0 | $351 Earnings
    • Placed with Win Place Home
    • Adopted as a trail horse
  • Exclusive Code
    • 2014 Gelding | Desert Code – Tribal Charm, by Tribal Rule
    • 7 Starts; 0, 2, 2 | $6,975 Earnings
    • Placed with Hope for Horses
    • Adopted as sporting prospect
  • Rum Cake *
    • 2014 Mare | Square Eddie – Moonfest, by Irish River
    • 2 Starts; 0, 0, 1 | $6,831 Earnings
    • Lilac Fire Survivor
    • Placed with Happy Hour Farm
    • Training for Dressage
  • Miss Unusual
    • 2015 Filly | Vronsky – Little Unusual, by Unusual Heat
    • 8 Starts; 2, 1, 1 | $35,016
    • Placed with Thoroughbred Rehab Center
    • Living in pasture
  • Turnt
    • 2016 Gelding | Champ Pegasus – Cabo Cantina, by Harlan’s Holiday
    • Unraced
    • Currently in Placement Program
  • Lunagonnamoonya
    • 2016 Filly | Lucky Pulpit – Solar Eclipse, by Malibu Moon
    • 5 Starts; 0, 0, 0 | $1,641 Earnings
    • Placed with Thoroughbred Rehab Center
    • Living in pasture
  • Smuggler Union
    • 2012 Gelding | Kantharos – Kickapoo Princess, by Unreal Zeal
    • 15 Starts; 2, 2, 2 | $68,151 Earnings
    • Placed with Lisa Battie
    • In training to be a trail horse
  • Lucky Whalen
    • 2014 Gelding | Lookin at Lucky – So Wistfullee, by Kris S.
    • 4 Starts; 0, 0, 0 | $1,380 Earnings
    • In Placement Program
    • Available for Adoption
  • Mr. Nolen
    • 2016 Gelding | Shanghai Bobby – Your Flame in Me, by Boundary
    • Unraced
    • Placed with Paisley Phelps
  • Bear Down Cats
    • 2014 Gelding |Bushwacker – Miss River Storm, by Storm Creek
    • 7 Starts; 1, 0, 0 | $16,201 Earnings
    • Placed CANTER-CA
    • Training for 3-day eventing
  • Runfasterforest
    • 2016 Gelding | Stay Thirsty – Skinny Genes, by Pleasant Tap
    • 1 Start; 0, 0, 0 | $300 Earnings
    • Placed with Hope for Horses
    • Training for 3-day eventing
  • Sweetest Caroline
    • 2016 Filly | Dialed In – Crypto’s Wild, by Cryptoclearance
    • 3 Starts; 0, 0, 0 | $2,751 Earnings
    • Placed with Redwings Horse Sanctuary
    • Training for new career
  • Pointed
    • 2015 Gelding | Point of Entry – Saratoga Fling, by Pulpit
    • 18 Starts; 1, 0, 3 | $69,825 Earnings
    • Placed with Whispering Meadow Ranch
    • Trail Horse
  • Cat Holic
    • 2016 Filly | Bluegrass Cat – So She Dances, by Tiznow
    • 6 Starts; 0, 0, 0 | $5,115 Earnings
    • Placed with Square Peg Foundation
    • Polo Horse
  • Don’t Stalk Me
    • 2015 Gelding | Kafwain – Silent Stalk, by Petionville
    • 17 Starts; 6, 4, 3 | $126,165
    • Placed with Redwings Horse Sanctuary
    • Training for new career
  • Defense Minister
    • 2014 Gelding | Smart Strike – Madame Thor, Deputy Minister
    • 12 Starts; 0, 2, 4 | $17,425 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Available for Adoption
  • Batiquitos
    • 2014 Mare | Dixie Chatter – Warren’s Got Game, by Ancient Art
    • 12 Starts; 2, 2, 3 | $119,474 Earnings
    • Placed with Humanity for Horses
    • Living in pasture
  • Lucky Lula
    • 2015 Filly | Lucky Pulpit – Mama Lula, Fit to Fight
    • 15 Starts; 2, 1, 0 | $36,146 Earnings
    • Placed with Hope for Horses
    • Training for new career
  • Trappe the Moment
    • 2014 Gelding | Trappe Shot – Lady Siphonica, by Siphon
    • 4 Starts; 0, 0, 0 | $3,430 Earnings
    • Placed with Win Place Home
    • Training for new career
  • Stepping Up
    • 2016 Filly | Coil – Argue My Case, by Closing Argument
    • 1 Start; 0, 0, 0 | $200 Earning
    • Adopted
    • In pasture and will eventually train for second career
  • Midas Ron
    • 2017 Gelding | Lakerville – Trick Soso, by Poteen
    • Unraced
    • Currently in Placement Program
  • Alfareed
    • 2015 Gelding | Orb – Extra Sharp, by Cherokee Run
    • 10 Starts; 1, 1, 2 | $25,761 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
  • Uh Oh Baby
    • 2015 Gelding | Uh Oh Bango – Eight Daughters, by Five Star Day
    • 5 Starts; 2, 0, 1 | $65,736 Earnings
    • Placed with Win Place Home
    • Adopted as trail horse
  • Springster
    • 2016 Filly | Coil – Advection, by Unusual Heat
    • 2 Starts; 0, 0, 0 | $702 Earnings
    • Placed with Hope For Horses
    • Finishing rehabilitation before training for second career
  • Broken Up
    • 2012 Gelding | Broken Vow – Not Here, by Gone West
    • 38 Starts; 8, 5, 9 | $168,590 Earnings
    • Placed with Southern California Thoroughbred Rescue
    • Retraining for second career
  • Cool Green
    • 2012 Gelding | Global Hunter (ARG), Excessive Susan, by In Excess
    • 19 Starts; 3, 4, 3 | $168,230 Earnings
    • Placed with Square Peg Foundation
    • Living in pasture as a companion
  • Data Storm Kitty
    • 2016 Filly | Data Link – Hatteras, by Stormy Atlantic
    • 7 Starts; 1, 2, 0 | $50,356 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Recreational Riding Prospect
  • Roger That
    • 2016 Gelding | Swiss Spirit – Robema, by Cadeaux Genereux
    • 5 Starts; 1, 1, 0 | $12,953 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Flat Riding Horse Prospect
  • Twirling Apples
    • 2014 Mare | Twirling Candy – Tough Apples, by Exploit
    • 15 Starts; 2, 3, 0 | $68,242 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Recreational Riding Prospect or Companion
  • One Tough Bird
    • 2017 Filly | Strong Mandate – Nospeightintended, by Speightstown
    • Unraced
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Sport Horse Prospect
  • Man Candy
    • 2016 Gelding | Candy Rider – Kiss The Devil, by Kris S.
    • Unraced
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Sport Horse Prospect
  • Palermo Style
    • 2015 Gelding | Animal Kingdom – House of Grace, by Limehouse
    • 8 Starts; 2, 2, 0 | $67,585 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Flat Riding Horse Prospect
  • Branjamma Cinco
    • 2016 Filly | Coil – Bran Jammas, by In Excess
    • 1 Start; 0, 0, 0 | $345 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Sport Horse Prospect
  • Springtime Dance
    • 2014 Mare | Spring At Last – Peppermint Lounge, by Distorted Humor
    • 15 Starts; 3, 2, 4 | $34,140 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Sport Horse Prospect
  • Likey Likey
    • 2016 Gelding | Jimmy Creed – Showmethegreencard, by De Niro
    • 1 Start; 0, 0, 0 | $300 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Sport Horse Prospect
  • Fawree
    • 2014 Gelding | Candy Ride – Keeper Hills, by Deputy Minister
    • 14 Starts; 6, 1, 0 | $154,319 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Flat Riding Horse Prospect
  • Gadot
    • 2016 Filly | Currency Swap – Revengefulpleasure, by Stephen Got Even
    • 7 Starts; 1, 1, 1 | $29,803 Earnings
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Sport Horse Prospect
  • Youcanalwaysdream
    • 2017 Filly | Slew’s Tiznow – Little Miss Shelby, by Officer
    • Unraced
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Riding Prospect
  • Zapana’s Game *
    • 2013 Gelding | Game Plan – The Zapana, by Flower Alley
    • 18 Starts; 1, 2, 1 | $29,500 Earnings
    • Lilac Fire Survivor
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Sport Horse Prospect
  • Dazzling Spirit *
    • 2015 Gelding | The Factor – Picture Book
    • Unraced
    • Lilac Fire Survivor
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Riding Prospect
  • Brite Rivers *
    • 2015 Filly | Many Rivers – Briteyednbushytail, by High Brite
    • 6 Starts; 0, 1, 1 | $7,065 Earnings
    • Lilac Fire Survivor
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Riding Prospect
  • Take The Field
    • 2017 Gelding | Decarchy – Halley’s Field, by Thunder Gulch
    • 2 Starts; 0, 0, 0 | $600 Earnings
    • Placed with Hope For Horses
    • Retraining for second career
  • Classico *
    • 2013 Gelding | Hear No Evil – Galloping Dancer, by Cherokee Run
    • 23 Starts; 6, 3, 4 | $122,772 Earnings
    • Lilac Fire Survivor
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Under evaluation
  • Avanti Bello *
    • 2012 Gelding | Include – Masterful Lass, by Mizzen Mast
    • 47 Starts; 9, 8, 7 | $567,376 Earnings
    • Lilac Fire Survivor
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Under evaluation
  • Street Zombie
    • 2015 Gelding | Street Boss – Elle A Lishous, by Closing Argument
    • 12 Starts; 2, 2, 4 | $40,680
    • Currently in Placement Program
    • Under evaluation
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