EPSOM OAKS 1805
The 27th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 31st May 1805 and was won by Meteora (3/1), by Meteor out of Maid of all Work trained by Robert Robson, who won by a length. The winner won £761 (Equivalent to £70,00 in 2017) and there were 8 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
METEOR Franck Buckle Robert Robson 2nd Earl Grosvenor 3/1
DODONA     Duke of Grafton 2/1
UNNAMED SISTER TO DUXBURY     Sir F Standish 20/1
PIMLICO     Mr Howorth 5/2
UNNAMED FILLY BY BUZZARD     Mr Glover 20/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY GOHANNA     Lord Egremont 20/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY SIR PETER     Sir T Gascoigne 20/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY WAXY     Mr Dockeray 20/1
Note that only horses priced at 3/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 20/1 Over Round 111%
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