EPSOM OAKS 1820
The 42nd Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 19th May 1820 and was won by Caroline (8/1), by The Whalebone out of Marianne trained by Robert Stephenson, who won by a length. The winner won £1,217 (Equivalent to £98,300 in 2017) and there were 13 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CAROLINE Harry Edwards Robert Stephenson 3rd Earl of Egremont 8/1
ROWENA     Duke of Grafton 7/4
BOMBASINE     Lord Grosvenor 50/1
LUSS     Mr Batson 16/1
TIMARETA     Mr Calley 50/1
CORSET     Mr Walker 50/1
THE BRIDE     Lord Rous 9/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY HEDLEY     Mr Northey 50/1
ELVIRA     Mr Jaques 50/1
MALMSEY     General Grosvenor 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY TRUFFLE     Mr Rush 6/1
EMMERLINE     Duke of Rutland 5/1
FLAM     Mr Bouverie 50/1
Note that only horses at 20/1 or better were recorded, 50/1 has been allocated to all others Over Round 107%
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