EPSOM OAKS 1817
The 39th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 23rd May 1817 and was won by Neva (Evens), by Cervantes out of Mary trained by Dixon Boyce, who won by a neck. The winner won £1,365 (Equivalent to £122,300 in 2017) and there were 11 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
NEVA Frank Buckle Dixon Boyce Mr George Watson Evens
AMABEL     Mr Lake 8/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY ELECTION     Mr Blake 25/1
TRICTRAC     Duke of Grafton 6/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY SORCERER     Mr Scaith 25/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY SORCERER     Mr Peirse 25/1
SISTER TO GUENDOLEN     General Grosvenor 25/1
MERMAID     Mr Dundas 25/1
THE AMBASSADRESS     Lord Stawell 25/1
MAID OF CORINTH     Mr Neville 10/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY BLACK TROPHONIUS     Mr S Duncombe 25/1
Note only horses priced at 10/1 or better were recorded, 25/1 has been allocated to all others Over Round 110%
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