EPSOM OAKS 1800
The 22nd winner of the Oaks, held on Friday 30th May 1800, was Ephemera (9/4 fav), a chestnut filly by Woodpecker out of Bobtail, owned by the 3rd Earl of Egremont. A field of 8 runners contested the race which was worth £787 (Equivalent to £82,600 in 2017)
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
EPHEMERA Dennis Fitzpatrick Frank Neale 3rd Earl of Egremont 9/4
WOWSKI     Mr Hallett
MISS TOTTERIDGE     Mr Bott
CLARISSA     Sir Charles Bunbury
UNNAMED CHESTNUT FILLY BY JOHN BULL     Lord Grosvenor
UNNAMED BROWN FILLY BY MENTOR     Sir F Poole
TARANTULA     Mr Howorth
HELENA     Mr R Heathcote
      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