EPSOM OAKS 1808
The 30th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 3rd June 1808 and was won by Morel (3/1), by Sorcerer out of Hornby Lass trained by Robert Robson, who won by a length. The winner won £918 (Equivalent to £77,500 in 2017) and there were 10 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MOREL William (Bill) Clift Robert Robson 3rd Duke of Gratfon 3/1
GOOSANDER     Mr Sitwell 7/1
MIRANDA     Lord Barrymore 4/1
OBEREA     Mr Lake 6/1
SISTER TO GOTH     Lord Egremont 9/2
SISTER TO MOUSE     Lord Egremont 9/2
AGNES     Mr Mellish 25/1
DILEMMA     Mr Howorth 25/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY TEDDY     Mr Ladbroke 25/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY SIR PETER     Sir F Standish 25/1
Note that only horses priced at 7/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 25/1 Over Round 123%
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