EPSOM OAKS 1834
The 56th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 30th May 1834 and was won by Pussy (20/1), by Pollio out of Valve trained by W Day, who won by a length. The winner won £2,500 (Equivalent to £275,000 in 2017) and there were 15 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PUSSY John Barham Day W Day Mr Tom Cosby 20/1
LOUISA Wheatley   Mr Forth 7/2
LADY LE GROS Conelly   Mr W Richardson 66/1
ZULIMA Sam Chifney   Mr S Graham 11/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY LOTTERY Arnull   Mr Vansittart 50/1
PICKLE Nat Flatman   Mr Greville 9/1
DELIGHTFUL Chapple   Mr Sadler 40/1
COTILLON Scott   Mr Walker 5/2
MAY DAY W Boyce   Lord Berner 13/2
SISTER TO BENEDICT G Edwards   Mr Osbaldeston 66/1
FIDDLE FADDLE Norman   Mr Grant 66/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY PARTISAN Wright   Lord Stradbroke 66/1
ROSALIE Pavis   Colonel Peel 40/1
SISTER TO IMBAR Twitchett   Mr Forth 66/1
NELL GWYNNE Robinson   Lord Jersey 66/1
Note only horses of 50/1 or better were priced, others have been allocated 66/1 Over Round 103%
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