EPSOM OAKS 1843
The 65th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 2nd June 1843 and was won by Poison (30/1), by Plenipotentiary out of Arsenic trained by R Fisher, who won by 2 lengths. The winner won £2,600 (Equivalent to £270,400 in 2017) and there were 23 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
POISON Frank Butler R Fisher Mr George S Ford 30/1
EXTEMPORE Sam Chifney   Mr Thornhill 11/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY MULEY MOLOCH Nat Flatman   Mr Payne 11/4
DECISIVE John Day jnr   Mr Sadler 9/2
SISTER TO JEFFY G Edwards   Mr Drake 13/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY GLADIATOR S Rogers   Mr Newton 12/1
FANNY CALLAGHAN Lye   Mr Ferguson 6/1
JUDITH HUTTER Scott   Lord Chesterfield 40/1
MARIA DAY Sim Templeman   Lord Westminster 12/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY TOUCHSTONE Neale   Lord Westminster 100/1
MESSALINA J Marson   General Sharpe 20/1
SISTER TO POTENTIA R Sly   Mr Batson 100/1
THE LILY Cartwright   Mr F R Price 33/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY JERRY Mann   Lord Exeter 100/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY BEIRAM Darling   Lord Exeter 100/1
EGIDIA J Holmes   Lord Eglinton 100/1
COWSLIP Robinson   Mr S Stanley 100/1
TEMERITY Wakefield   Mr M Dilly 50/1
ALLUMETTE W Boyce   Duke of Rutland 30/1
UTICA J Day   Duke of Grafton 100/1
LA STIMATA Chapple   Sir G Heathcote 33/1
ROCOCO Buckle   Mr Milne 100/1
CARILLON Whitehouse   Mr Cooke 100/1
      Over Round 120%
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