EPSOM OAKS 1850
The 72nd Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 31st May 1850 and was won by Rhedycina (6/1), by Wintonian out of Laurel Mare trained by William Goodwin, who won by 1 length in 2 mins 56.0 secs. The winner won £3,285 (Equivalent to £381,000 in 2017) and there were 15 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
RHEDYCINA Frank Butler William Goodwin Mr George Hobson 6/1
KATHLEEN Alfred Day   Mr J Powney 12/1
COUNTESS S Mann   Mr Gratwicke 20/1
TIFF Sim Templeman   Sir J Hawley 6/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY SLANE S Rogers   Lord Orford 8/1
FERNANDE Abdale   Major Martin 50/1
GILLYFLOWER Bartholomew   Mr Rolt 50/1
SACRIFICE J Marson   Mr Stephenson 25/1
ESTAFETTE Flatman   Mr Greville 20/1
CLELIA Norman   Lord Exeter 12/1
ELIZA MIDDLETON Simpson   Mr B Eddison 3/1
CORA W Boyce   Lord Exeter 50/1
UNNAMED SISTER TO SWALLOW Bumby   Mr Humphries 50/1
PROBITY Charlie Marlow   Lord Eglinton 11/2
UNNAMED SISTER TO PILLAGE J Holmes   Mr Osbaldeston 50/1
      Over Round 118%
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