EPSOM OAKS 1787
The 9th winner of the Oaks, which took place on Friday 26th May 1787, was Annette (6/4 fav), a filly by Eclipse out of Virago, owned by the Richard Vernon. There were 8 runners and the winner won £787 (Equivalent to £113,300 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ANNETTE Dennis Fitzpatrick J.Watson Richard Vernon 6/4
AUGUSTA     Mr O'Kelly 4/1
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY ALFRED     Sir Frank Standish
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY HIGHFLYER     Lord A Hamilton
UNNAMED CHESTNUT FILLY BY SWEETBRIAR     Lord Grosvenor
UNNAMED SISTER TO TAR     Lord Grosvenor
NELLY     Lord Grosvenor
MISS WHEATLEY     Sir J Moore 8/1
      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