EPSOM OAKS 1827
The 49th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 1st June 1827 and was won by Gulnare (14/1), by Smolensko out of Medora trained by John Kent, who won by 1/2 length. The winner won £2,300 (Equivalent to £209,000 in 2017) and there were 19 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
GULNARE Frank Boyce John Kent 5th Duke of Richmond 14/1
TRANSLATION J Day   Mr Forth 35/1
BROCARD Arnull   Lord Verulam 7/2
TOSO H Edwards   Mr Inby 4/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY RAINBOW Conelly   Mr Payne 7/1
SOUVENIR Robinson   Mr Scott 9/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY PARTISAN Goodison   Colonel Udney 6/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY MERLIN Sam Chifney   Mr Lambton 30/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY RUBENS Scott   Colonel Wilson 14/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY COMUS A Farrall   Mr Lambton 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY COMUS Dockeray   Mr Noel 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY SOOTHSAYER Spring   Lord Exeter 50/1
BELVIDERA Sam Darling   Major Gore 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY FILHO DA PUTA Barnard   Lord Wharncliffe 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY WHALEBONE Wheatley   Mr Scarth 50/1
LIVONIA G Edwards   Mr Maberly 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY TRAMP Whitehouse   Mr Harris 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY MERLIN Forth   Mr Thornhill 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY SPECTRE Pavis   Mr Rawlinson 50/1
Note that only horses quoted at 35/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 50/1 Over Round 118%
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