EPSOM OAKS 1853
The 75th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 27th May 1853 and was won by Catherine Hayes (5/4 fav), by Lanercost out of Constance trained by Matt Dawson, who won by 1 1/2 lengths in 2 mins 52.0 secs. The winner won £3,670 (Equivalent to £470,000 in 2017) and there were 17 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CATHERINE HAYES Charlie Marlow Matt Dawson Mr John Don Wauchope 5/4
DOVE S Rogers   Lord Exeter 30/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY DON JOHN Pettit   Lord Glasgow 40/1
NICOTINE Alfred Day   Mr J M Stanley 30/1
LADY MARGARET F Butler   General Anson 30/1
MISS TENYSON Bartholomew   Mr R E Cooper 30/1
ENGLAND'S BEAUTY H Goater   Mr Parker 30/1
COALITION Whitehouse   Lord Glasgow 20/1
KOHINEOR Norman   Lord Exeter 30/1
LADY LOUISA Simpson   Baron Rothschild 30/1
MENTMORE LASS Charlton   Baron Rothschild 6/1
EXHIBITION Flatman   Mr Greville 30/1
MABELLA Holmes   Mr Wentworth 30/1
HYBIA J Marson   Mr J M Stanley 30/1
MISTLETOE Sim Templeman   Mr Howard 2/1
THE QUEEN Bumby   Mr Bowes 10/1
HELENA D Wynne   Captain Scott 30/1
      Over Round 140%
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