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 Placement Program Grad & Aftercare Partners Shine at the Retired Racehorse Project

By  Rachel Satterfield-Masen | CARMA Golden Gate Liaison A CARMA graduate attended the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover at Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Kentucky for the 2nd year in a row. Last year CARMA was represented by Oso Smart, a horse taken in by Aftercare Partner Neigh Savers Foundation.  This year CARMA was represented by Read More

August Placement Program Graduates

Summer has been busy for the Placement Program and August was no exception! Five of our OTTBs have moved on to the next leg of their journeys as either sport horses in training or as permanent retirees enjoying pasture life. Get to know this month’s graduates below: Zim n the Mailman What’s in a name? Read More

Del Mar Oaks Aftercare Presentation

Aftercare took center stage on Pacific Classic Day at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club when CARMA, the Jockey Club and TAA joined together in a united effort to promote the responsible retirement of race horses. Jockey Club members Madeline Auerbach, Founder of CARMA, Jimmy Bell, President of Godolphin and Breeders’ Cup President/CEO Craig Fravil presented Del Mar Oaks winner, Dream Dancin’, with a blanket on behalf of CARMA and TAA. 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