EPSOM OAKS 1837
The 59th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 26th May 1837 and was won by Miss Letty (7/1), by Priam out of Orville Mare trained by Isaac Blades, who won by a length. The winner won £2,375 (Equivalent to £249,400 in 2017) and there were 13 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MISS LETTY John Holmes Isaac Blades Hon Thomas Orde-Powlett 7/1
CHAPEAU D'ESPAGNE J Day   Mr J Day 2/1
VELURE Nelson   Lord Exeter 50/1
EGERIA Conelly   Mr Thornhill 4/1
VACUNA Scott   Mr Ridsdale 7/2
COMATE Sam Darling   Lord Exeter 50/1
LA MEPRISE Chapple   Sir G Heathcote 50/1
EBBERSTON LASS H Edwards   Mr Osbaldeston 33/1
VOLUPTUARY Nat Flatman   Mr Batson 10/1
TERESA Sim Templeman   Mr S L Fox 50/1
DUVERNAY Mann   Lord Verulam 50/1
CASSANDRA S Day   Lord Lichfield 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY BEDLAMITE Pavis   Colonel Peel 18/1
      Over Round 117%
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