The California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) Celebrates a Year of Triumphs in 2023

As we reflect on 2023, the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA) proudly recognizes a year filled with remarkable achievements, furthering our mission to provide retired racehorses with the essential aftercare and support they need for fulfilling lives post-racetrack. 2023 Highlights for CARMA: CARMA celebrated its 15th year Anniversary with a logo rebrand.  Awarded $451,000 in Read More

Ensuring Safe Futures for Racehorses Amidst Racing Uncertainties

A recent article in the Paulick Report, “No Aftercare Crisis Looming In Arizona Or California, But Experts Say Now’s The Time To Plan,” brings to the fore concerns regarding potential strains on aftercare networks amidst the potential discontinuation of racing at Golden Gate Fields and Turf Paradise. While experts establish there is no immediate crisis Read More

Breeders’ Cup 40 Days of Giving

Exciting News! CARMA has been chosen as a featured non-profit for Breeders’ Cup 40 Days of Giving in celebration of the 40th Running of the Breeders’ Cup. We’re thrilled to be spotlighted on three occasions: Day 1 (September 21) Day 13 (October 3rd) And Day 26 (October 16) Generous donations made on these dates will Read More

CARMA Grant Applications Are Open! 

CARMA Grant Applications Are Open!  Since 2008, CARMA has granted over $5.4 million to organizations that retire, retrain and re-home Thoroughbreds that have raced at partnering tracks in California. CARMA’s grant process includes submission of applications, arranging and participating in site visits for those that have properties, conducting interviews and/or office visits for those that Read More

Fourth Annual CARMAthon, a CARMAcares Fundraiser, set for August 26th at Del Mar

Uniting the Racing Community in Support of Retiring Racehorses CARMA (California Retirement Management Account) proudly announces the return of its highly anticipated annual online fundraiser, CARMAthon, taking place live on Fanduel TV and TVG on Saturday, August 26th from Del Mar. Building on the remarkable success of previous years, CARMAthon aims to raise $150,000 to Read More