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.

Fifth Annual CARMAthon Returns August 24th, 2024

We are excited to announce the return of CARMAthon, our highly anticipated annual online fundraiser, set for Saturday, August 24th, live from Del Mar on Fanduel TV and TVG!

This year marks the Fifth Annual CARMAthon, a CARMAcares initiative, aiming to raise $150,000 to support our retired racehorses and fund essential aftercare programs. CARMAthon has become a beloved tradition within the racing community, capturing hearts and showcasing the inspiring journeys of Thoroughbreds thriving in their second careers.

Mark your calendars for Saturday, August 24th!


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Breeder's Cup 2024 at Del Mar - Nov 1-2 2024

We are thrilled to announce that CARMA will be attending this year's Breeders' Cup! This prestigious event, set to take place at Del Mar, is a fantastic opportunity for us to connect with the racing community and highlight our mission.

At the Breeders' Cup, we will showcase the impactful work we do to support retired racehorses through our comprehensive aftercare programs. Our presence at this event underscores our commitment to ensuring that every Thoroughbred has the chance to transition smoothly into a fulfilling second career.

Mark your calendars for an unforgettable experience at the Breeders' Cup!


Thoroughbred Classic Holiday Horseshow Reimagined (TCHS) - Dec 5-8 2023

This year, experience our annual holiday event, the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show (TCHS), in an all-new format as we partner with the Michael Nyuis Foundation (MNF) to present the MNF Charity Horse Show & Christmas Market, Featuring the Thoroughbred Classic, from December 5 to 8, 2024, at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center in Burbank. The TCHS Series was born from a desire to provide Off-Track Thoroughbreds and their owners a unique opportunity to gain show experience in a forum that is supportive of the Thoroughbreds and their riders.