CARMA’s ‘Hoedown for Horses’ Fundraiser to Close Out Opening Week of Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif., July 12, 2018 – As the Southern California Thoroughbred racing community is busy packing their swimwear, surfboards and saddles, the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), is a putting on the final touches for its 11th annual CARMAcares fundraiser to be held on Sunday, July 22 after the races at Del Mar Thoroughbred Read More

2018 Grant Cycle Opens

Are you a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to rehoming horses? Do some of them happen to be off-track-Thoroughbreds who raced in California? Then consider applying for CARMA’s 2018 Grant Cycle which opened on June 25 and will close on September 7. Read More

June Placement Program Graduates

After our record breaking 14 placements last month, we thought June would be relatively slow. For once, we were actually glad to be proven wrong which means we must be doing something right! This month six wonderful retired racehorses graduated the Placement Program and have started working toward their future as equestrian mounts and treasured friends. We are looking forward to a sun-soaked summer at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club and hope to see you all at our CARMAcares Fundraiser: Hoedown for Horses on July 22 in the Del Mar Paddock at 6:30pm. This is our biggest event of the year and we would love to see our supporters attend! Cost of admission is a $125-dollar donation which goes directly towards helping retired racehorses – including those you will read about below and many more like them. Alright, let’s meet June’s Placement Program Grads! 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

Aftercare Awareness Day June 17; CARMA Youth Ambassadors to Showcase Talent Aboard Retired Racehorses

ARCADIA, Calif. (June 12, 2018)–Santa Anita Park, in conjunction with the California Retirement Management Account (CARMA), will host an event celebrating retired racehorses and those that attend to and develop them, with Aftercare Awareness Day, on Sunday, June 17. CARMA Youth Ambassadors Amanda Gomez (15) and Jolee Craigmyle (14) will be demonstrating the versatility of Read More