EPSOM OAKS 1797
The 19th winner of the Oaks, which took place on Friday 2nd June 1797, was Nike (15/8 fav), a filly by Alexander out of Nimble, owned by the 1st Earl Grosvenor. There were 5 runners and the winner won £797 (Equivalent to £83,000 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
NIKE Frank Buckle John Pratt 1st Earl Grosvenor 15/8
MOTHER SHIPTON     Sir F Poole 9/2
ROSE     Mr Broadhurst 7/2
UNNAMED BAY FILLY BY JAVELIN     Mr Bullock 5/1
UNNAMED CHESTNUT FILLY BY POT8O'S     Mr Moore 8/1
      Over Round 102%
Note that Mother Shipton's price was not recorded, but based on the other 4 prices, and the need to make a small profit of 2%, it would have been around 9/2.
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