EPSOM OAKS 1801
The 23rd Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 22nd May 1801 and was won by Eleanor (4/7 fav), by Whiskey out of Young Giantess trained by John Frost, who won by a length. The winner won £577 (Equivalent to £44,300 in 2017) and there were 6 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ELEANOR John Saunders John Frost Sir Charles Bunbury 4/7
UNNAMED FILLY BY BUZZARD     Lord Grosvenor 20/1
CRAZY POETESS     Lord Egremont 9/2
REMNANT     Duke of Grafton 20/1
THAIS     Sir Charles Bunbury 12/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY SIR PETER     Sir F Standish 20/1
Note that only horses priced at 12/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 20/1 Over Round 104%
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