CARMA’s Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show Draws More Than 100 Retired Racehorses

Racing and Equestrian Communities Unite to Support Second Career Opportunities for off-track Thoroughbreds Arcadia, CA, Dec. 12, 2018 – Not even a winter storm could wash away the holiday spirit of the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show (TCHS), which drew more than 100 retired racehorses thriving in their second careers this past weekend to the Los Read More

Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show Draws Nearly 100 Retired Racehorses

A wet week in Southern California did not dampen competitive spirits at Galway Downs Equestrian Center ARCADIA, Calif., March 30, 2018 – The odds were against the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show (TCHS) as a storm soaked most of Southern California the week leading up to its March 24-25 show at Galway Downs Equestrian Center. Fortunately, the Read More

Royal FJ Competes in CARMA’s Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show

RACING ROYALTY—In his first-ever horse show appearance, 11-year-old Royal F J, who was retired sound this past October with nine wins from 102 starts and earnings of $568,150, made a stunning appearance this past Saturday at the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show at Galway Downs.  Sponsored by CARMA, the TCHS showcased a number of retired racehorses Read More

CARMA Allocates More Than $438,000 to 23 Thoroughbred Aftercare Charities

“All in favor, say ‘Aye” declared California Retirement Management Account President Howard Zucker to close the final 2017 grant meeting, and with resounding gusto the CARMA Board echoed, “Aye!” The New Year is bright and full of promise for CARMA’s 23 Aftercare Partners, as they will be receiving approximately $438,000 in grants allocated for retired California-raced Thoroughbreds. The financial resource enables them to provide the horses with quality feed, care and a safe place to go after they cross the finish line for the last time. Since being created in 2008 by Founder’s Chair Madeline Auerbach, the organization has awarded more than $3.8 million to equine nonprofits that provide either rehabilitation and retraining to former racehorses or offer them lifelong sanctuary. Read More

Retired Racehorses Win on Aftercare Awareness Day

Throughout the afternoon, CARMA presented live demonstrations of the proficiency of off-track Thoroughbreds in their second careers and offered expert insights on equine retirement from six of its Aftercare Partners in the Information Pavilion. Read More