Upcoming CARMA Events

Throughout the year, CARMA hosts or is the beneficiary of fundraising and awareness events to support retired racehorses. Ranging from our annual CARMAcares summer fundraiser, to recurring on track Aftercare Awareness Days at Santa Anita Park and Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, to the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show, there are many volunteering opportunities for those looking to donate their time. Please check back frequently for newly added events.

Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show

March 21-22, at Galway Downs, Temecula


  • An equestrian sporting event dedicated to promoting retired racehorses in their second careers
  • Disciplines and classes include: Hunters, Jumpers,  Equitation, Cross Country, Dressage, Barrel Racing, Western Pleasure, Western Dressage and Pole Bending
  • $1,500 Hunter Derby | $1,500 Jumper Stakes |  $1,000 Dressage Challenge | $1,00 Event Challenge
  • Learn more ThoroughbredClassic.org

Santa Anita Derby Day 5K Run/Walk

Saturday, April 4 at Santa Anita Park


  • Run like a thoroughbred at Derby Day 2020. A family fun filled day of physical fitness followed by elite horse racing. Be sure to bring the whole family, as there will be races for everyone. 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!
  • Choose CARMA as your Charity of Choice and help us raise money for retired racehorses
  • Learn more and register

Del Mardi Gras

July 26, 2020 | Del Mar Paddock