First Quarter Placement Program Graduates

When the starting gate of 2019 burst open, the Placement Program was off and running! For the first quarter of this year, we have successfully placed 12 retired racehorses into their new homes with aftercare charities specializing in Thoroughbreds. Some of these horses are receiving training for their second career and available for adoption through the charity. Read More

Retired Racing Star, Royal F J, to Participate in Aftercare Awareness Day

Fan favorite Royal F J is making a special appearance at Santa Anita Park to kick-off CARMA’s Aftercare Awareness Day on Sunday, June 17. The 11-year-old gelding retired from racing sound last October after making 102 career starts and $586,150 in earnings. Now living a life of leisure with Jenny Earhart of Premier Equine Rehab Read More

Santa Anita “UnCorked” a Success For CARMA

The 10th annual Santa Anita UnCorked food, wine and art festival was a celebration of Thoroughbred racehorses – both those on the track and those embarking on their second careers. More than 600 guests flooded the Club Court area the Great Race Place on Belmont Stakes Day eager to taste marvelous wines and sample signature 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

CARMA Placement Program Assists its 100th Retired Racehorse

Thoroughbred Racing Aftercare Nonprofit Achieves Major Milestone ARCADIA, Calif. Oct. 19, 2016 – Less than four years ago, the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) launched its Placement Program with the goal of transitioning five race horses at a time from the track and into the next phase of their lives as beloved pets. The nonprofit Read More