EPSOM OAKS 1826
The 48th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 26th May 1826 and was won by Lilias (15/1), by Interpreter out of Fair Ellen trained by John Forth, who won by a length. The winner won £1,450 (Equivalent to £124,600 in 2017) and there were 16 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LILIAS Tommy Lye John Forth John Forth 15/1
PROBLEM     Duke of Grafton 5/4
MIGNIONETTE     Lord Egremont
PARAPLUIE     Duke of Grafton 7/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY WOFUL     Duke of Grafton
TEARS     General Grosvenor 5/2
RACHEL     Duke of York
ELIZABETH     Duke of York
UNNAMED FILLY BY INTERPRETER     Mr Forth
BO-PEEP     Mr Yates
PHANTOM FILLY     Mr Williamson
UNNAMED FILLY BY SPECTRE     Mr Vivers
GAMELIA     Mr Green
LOUISA     Mr Mytton
BUTTERFLY     Lord Jersey
UNNAMED FILLY BY RUBENS     Mr Sadler
      Over Round N/A
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