EPSOM OAKS 1791
The 13th winner of the Oaks, which took place on Friday 10th June 1791, was Portia (5/2), a filly by Volunteer out of Herod Mare, owned by the 5th Duke of Bedford. There were 9 runners and the winner won £1,181 (Equivalent to £163,000)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PORTIA John Singleton Junior Matthew Stephenson Duke of Bedford 5/2
ASTRAEA     Lord Grosvenor 7/2
KEZIA     Sir F Poole
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY HIGHFLYER     Lord Barrymore
UNNAMED CHESTNUT SISTER TO IMPERATOR     HRH Prince of Wales
SYLPH     Lord Grosvenor 7/4
PRUNELLA     Duke of Grafton
UNNAMED SISTER TO STAR     Lord Egremont
STORACE     Sir F Standish
      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