EPSOM OAKS 1819
The 41st Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 28th May 1819 and was won by Shoveler (2/1 j-fav), by Scud out of Goosander trained by William Chifney, who won by a head. The winner won £1,881 (Equivalent to £148,000 in 2017) and there were 10 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SHOVELER Sam Chifney Junior William Chifney Mr Thomas Thornhill 2/1
ESPAGNOLLE     Lord George H Cavendish 10/1
SCHIDAM     Major Wilson 20/1
BLUE STOCKINGS     General Grosvenor 9/2
CORAL     Mr Turner 50/1
GEM     Mr R W Walker 50/1
EVADNE     Mr Watson 2/1
ETHELINDA     Mr Jones 50/1
CATGUT     Duke of Grafton 12/1
POLYMNIA     Mr Curteis 50/1
      Over Round 114%
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