EPSOM OAKS 1794
The 16th winner of the Oaks, which took place on Friday 6th June 1792, was Hermione (5/2), a filly by Sir Peter Teazle out of Paulina, owned by the 12th Earl of Derby. There were 8 runners and the winner won £971 (Equivalent to £129,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
HERMIONE Sam Arnull Saunders 12th Earl of Derby 5/2
ELIZA     Mr Wilson 7/4
JESSICA     5th Duke of Bedford 4/1
JENNY BULL     Lord Grosvenor
UNNAMED SISTER TO MOTHER BUNCH     Mr Harris
FANCY     Mr Vernon
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY HIGHFLYER     Sir F Standish
TRUMPATOR     Lord Grosvenor
      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