EPSOM OAKS 1780
The 2nd winner of the Oaks, which took place on Friday 5th May 1780, was the 6/4 joint favourite Tetotum, a bay filly by Matchem out of Lady Bolingbroke, owned by Thomas Douglas. There were 11 runners and the winner won £840 (Equivalent to £134,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
TETOTUM Richard Goodisson xxxx Thomas Douglas 6/4
THETIS     Lord Grosvenor 6/4
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY GOLDFINDER     Sir John Shelley
UNNAMED CHESTNUT FILLY BY ECLIPSE     Major O'Kelly 4/1
UNNAMED BROWN FILLY BY ECLIPSE     Sir J Lade
UNNAMED BROWN FILLY BY SWEETBRIAR     Lord Egremont
UNNAMED FILLY BY HEROD     Lord Foley
UNNAMED FILLY BY TURF     Duke of Bolton
ZENOBIA     Mr Scawen
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY HEROD     HRH Duke of Cumberland
UNNMAED FILLY BY HEROD     Mr Vernon
      Over Round (unknown)
For further information on this Classic race 'The Oaks Stakes' by Michael Church provides a comprehensive history of the great race. It is a limited edition volume, limited to 650 copies, and is available from Amazon ISBN 1910498289