EPSOM OAKS 1786
The 8th winner of the Oaks, which took place on Friday 1st June 1786, was Yellow Filly (5/2 fav), a filly by Tandem out of Perdita, owned by the Sir Frank Standish. There were 13 runners and the winner won £918 (Equivalent to £132,200 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
YELLOW FILLY James Edwards Richard Prince Sir Frank Standish 5/2
LETITIA     Mr Lade 10/1
SCOTA     Mr O'Kelly 8/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY HIGHFLYER     Mr Golding
UNNAMED GREY FILLY, SISTER TO SALTRAM     HRH Prince of Wales 8/1
ZILIA     Lord Derby 3/1
CORDELIA     Lord Clermont 8/1
HONEYSUCKLE     Mr Standly
ISABELLA     Lord Grosvenor
GRACE     Mr Wyndham
ROSALINE     Lord Grosvenor
MISCHIEF     Lord Egremont
PRUDE     Duke of Grafton
      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