EPSOM OAKS 1841
The 63rd Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 28th May 1841 and was won by Ghuznee (7/4 fav), by Pantaloon out of Languish trained by John Scott, who won by a length. The winner won £3,250 (Equivalent to £304,200 in 2017) and there were 22 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
GHUZNEE William (Bill) Scott John Scott 1st Marquess of Westminster 7/4
MISS STILTON Frank Buckle   Mr Dixon 30/1
LAMPOON J Holmes   Lord Westminster 4/1
POTENTIA Jem Robinson   Mr Batson 9/1
UNA Stephenson   Mr Treen 25/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY MULEY MOLOCH T Lye   Mr T O Powlett 8/1
SNOWDROP E Edwards   Duke of Beaufort 25/1
PROTECTION S Rogers   Mr Sadler 9/1
BARBARA R Sly   Mr Batson 50/1
FLYING GIB Heseltine   Colonel Thompson 50/1
NORA CREINA Wakefield   Colonel Wyndham 50/1
FLORENCE J Day   Duke of Grafton 50/1
SIR HERCULES Sam Darling   Mr Collins 25/1
THE BLACK DUCHESS Macdonald   Mr Theobald 50/1
ASPATRIA Nat Flatman   General H Wyndham 50/1
ERMENGARDIS Sim Templeman   Colonel Crawfurd 50/1
MINARET Cotton   Lord Albemarle 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY THE COLONEL Conolly   Mr Osbaldeston 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY OUT OF BROCARD S Mann   Lord Verulam 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY EMILIUS Chapple   Sir G Heathcote 20/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY DEFENCE A Perren   Sir G Heathcote 20/1
SEQUIDILLA Frank Butler   Mr Ford 50/1
      Over Round 136%
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