The 69th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 21st May 1847 and was won by Miami (9/1), by Venison out of Diversion trained by W Beresford, who won by 1 length in 2 mins 54.0 secs. The winner won £4,125 (Equivalent to £441,400 in 2017) and there were 23 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MIAMI Sim Templeman W Beresford Sir Joseph Hawley 9/1
CLEMENTINA Nat Flatman   Mr Payne 7/4
ELLERDALE J Marson   Captain Harcourt 10/1
COSACHIA W Abdale   Lord Exeter 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY TOUCHSTONE Frank Butler   Sir C Monck 16/1
SO-NICE Ford   Mr Drinkald 15/1
KITE Cotton   Mr Crockford 50/1
LADY LUREWELL Whitehouse   Lord Chesterfield 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY HORNSEA J Sharp   Lord Chesterfield 50/1
SULTANA Crouch   Lord Strathmore 20/1
SLANDER Bartholomew   Mr Mostyn 5/1
MARIE LOUISE P Price   Mr Douglas 40/1
EXHORTATION Bradley   Mr Bradley 50/1
VANITY W Boyce   Sir Joseph Hawley 25/1
LUMINOUS Cartwright   Mr Brook 50/1
JOYFUL H Bell   Mr Gratwicke 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY ASTRAEAN Chapple   Sir G Heathcote 50/1
NOISELESS R Sly   Mr Robertson 50/1
MANIAC Wakefield   Mr Parr 15/1
BROWN BESS C Daley   Mr Clifton 50/1
LADY LIFT Charlie Marlow   Mr E Griffith 15/1
ALSATIA Calloway   Mr Mostyn 13/1
MAID OF MOTHERWELL J Holmes   Mr Merry 20/1
      Over Round 138%
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