EPSOM OAKS 1838
The 60th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 1st June 1838 and was won by Industry (9/2), by Priam out of Arachne trained by John Scott, who won by a length. The winner won £2,575 (Equivalent to £265,200 in 2017) and there were 16 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
INDUSTRY William (Bill) Scott John Scott 6th Earl of Chesterfield 9/2
CALLISTO Pavis   Lord Suffield 5/2
BROWN DUCHESS T Lye   Mr Mostyn 10/1
CAMELIA Robinson   Mr Theebald 12/1
UNIQUE J Day   Duke of Grafton 8/1
PARAQUAY Chapple   Sir G Heathcote 20/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY MULEY Forth   Mr Forth 12/1
THE SOLDIER'S CONSORT Buckle   Mr Buckle 20/1
MORELLA Nat Flatman   Mr Greville 50/1
ROMANIA Conolly   Lord Exeter 20/1
MECCA Darling   Mr Darling 8/1
WAVE G Edwards   Colonel Peel 20/1
SISTER TO GLAUCUS H Edwards   Mr Bond 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY PARTISAN Macdonald   Mr Macdonald 50/1
SISTER TO VENISON F Edwards   Mr Tilbrook 50/1
CAROLINE ELVINA C Edwards   Lord Chesterfield 20/1
      Over Round 126%
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