EPSOM OAKS 1785
The 7th winner of the Oaks, which took place on Friday 6th May 1785, was Trifle (5/1), a bay filly by Justice out of Cypher, owned by the 1st Earl of Clermont. There were 8 runners and the winner won £787 (Equivalent to £108,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
TRIFLE J.Bird John Pratt Lord Clermont 5/1
UNNAMED BAY FILLY, SISTER TO CAMILLA     Lord Egremont Evens
MISS KITTY     HRH Prince of Wales
UNNAMED SISTER TO MERCURY     Mr O'Kelly
PRODIGY     Mr Wastell Evens
UNNAMED FILLY BY FLORIZEL     Mr Vernon
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY SWEETBRIAR     Lord Foley
UNNAMED BY FILLY BY TRENTHAM     Sir H Fetherston
      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