MyRacehorse purchased a stake in Kentucky Oaks contender Street Band in 2019. Owned with J. Larry Jones, Cindy Jones, Ray Francis, and Medallion Racing, Street Band was coming off a dominating performance in the Fair Grounds Oaks to claim her spot in the starting gate at Churchill Downs the first Friday in May that year. 

While she endured a rough trip in the Oaks, Street Band would come back that summer to annex the G3 Indiana Oaks and then reach the highest level with a thrilling score in the G1 Cotillion at Parx. It was the first Grade 1 win for MyRacehorse as well. She was a close third in the following year’s G3 Houston Ladies Classic, but after 17 starts and $1,153,595 in career earnings, co-owner/trainer Larry Jones informed the ownership group that he believed the prudent move for Street Band was retirement from racing. 

While it proved to be a bittersweet moment to see MyRacehorse’s first Grade 1 winner retire, we certainly agreed with Larry that the best move for Street Band was to enter her in the Fasig-Tipton November sale.

With an impressive resumé like hers, it was no surprise that Street Band proved popular in the sales ring, with the final bid of $1 million coming from Japan’s Lake Villa Farm.