The 118th running of the Irish Oaks was held on Sunday 22nd July 2012 over 1 mile 4 furlongs of The Curragh. The winner won €232,000 and was owned by Lady Rothschild, trained by John Gosden and ridden by William Buick. The winner won by 3 lengths in 2 minutes 42.92 seconds, with 1 3/4 lengths between second and third.

IRISH OAKS 2012

GREAT HEAVENS (Bay filly by Galileo out of Magnificent Style) SR 1926

The winning owner won €232,000 (The equivalent of £226,000 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 CHICQUITA 9.0 Johnny Murtagh Mr Paul Makin Alain De Royer-Dupre
2 VENUS DE MILO 9.0 Seamie Heffernan Tabor, Magnier, Smith Aidan O'Brien
3 JUST PRETENDING 9.0 Joseph O'Brien Tabor, Magnier, Smith Aidan O'Brien
4 SCINTILLULA 9.0 Kevin Manning Miss K Rausing, Mrs Jacqueline Bolger Jim Bolger
5 RIPOSTE 9.0 Tom Queally Khalid Abdullah Lady Cecil
6 MAGICAL DREAM 9.0 Michael Hussey Tabor, Magnier, Smith Aidan O'Brien
7 TALENT 9.0 Jim Crowley J L Rowsell, M H Dixon Ralph Beckett
  Betting        
9/4 fav Riposte        
11/4 Talent        
9/2 Chicquita        
6/1 Venus De Milo        
8/1 Just Pretending        
10/1 Scintillula        
20/1 Magical Dream        
  Over round 115%        

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