EPSOM OAKS 1792
The 14th winner of the Oaks, which took place on Friday 25th May 1792, was Volante (4/1), a filly by Highflyer out of Fanny, owned by the 1st Earl of Clermont. There were 11 runners and the winner won £1,200 (Equivalent to £165,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
VOLANTE Charles Hindley John Pratt 1st Earl of Clermont 4/1
TRUMPETTA     Ist Earl of Clermont 3/1 jnt fav
BOLDFACE     Lord Grosvenor
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY HIGHFLYER     Lord Barrymore
ROSE     HRH Prince of Wales 5/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY POT-8-O'S     Duke of Grafton
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY MERCURY     Lord Egremont
HEROINE     Lord Winchelsea 3/1
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY HIGHFLYER     Mr Smith-Barry
CONSTANT     Sir J Webb
MYSTERY     Mr Barton
      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