EPSOM OAKS 1846
The 68th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 29th May 1846 and was won by Mendicant (9/4 fav), by Touchstone out of Lady Moore Carew trained by John Barham Day jnr, who won by 2 lengths in 2 mins 53.0 secs. The winner won £3,750 (Equivalent to £416,300 in 2017) and there were 24 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MENDICANT Sam Day John Barham Day Mr John Gully 9/4
LAUNDRY MAID F Bell   Mr Wyatt 12/1
CONSPIRACY J Holmes   Lord Glasgow 35/1
MOWERINA Frank Butler   Mr Bowes 8/1
UKRAINE Sim Templeman   Mr Bowes 50/1
FANTASTIC Simpson   Mr Littledale 50/1
VANISH Cartwright   Sir C Monck 9/2
CAMELIA Wakefield   Mr Death 50/1
OHIO Whitehouse   Mr Drinkald 40/1
OSPREY Charlie Marlow   Mr Preston 25/1
FAIR HELEN Marston   Mr Johnstone 25/1
PRUSSIC ACID R Sly   Lord Orford 30/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY ELIS Nat Flatman   Lord Chesterfield 50/1
UNNAMED SISTER TO THE NOB Bartholomew   Mr Colmbe 50/1
PRINCESS ALICE W Abdale   Lord George Bentinck 12/1
THE FLITCH H Bell   Mr Gretwicke 50/1
HOPEFUL Bumby   Mr Osborne 25/1
MARIETTA J Howlett   Mr Bristow 50/1
CUCKOO W Howlett   Duke of Richmond 40/1
ASTONISHMENT E Edwards   Mr Burke 50/1
CHAMOIS Robinson   Mr Matthews 33/1
NEIL COOK Robinson   Lord Albermarle 50/1
MISS VERB Bartley   Mr F H Whitfield 50/1
MISS SLICX A Day   Mr J Day 50/1
      Over Round 121%
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