EPSOM OAKS 1860
The 82nd Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 25th May 1860 and was won by Butterfly (10/1), by Turnus out of Catherine trained by G Oates, who won by 1/2 length in 2 mins 56 secs. The winner won £3,995 (Equivalent to £463,400 in 2017) and there were 13 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BUTTERFLY Jim Snowden G Oates Mr Richard Eastwood 10/1
AVALANCHE Wells   Mr Parr 100/8
CONTADINA Luke Snowden   Mr Greville 12/1
RUPEE J Goater   Mr Hamilton 5/2
SECLUSION Charlton   Mr E Hall 9/2
SAGITTA Aldcroft   Lord Derby 5/1
EMILY T French   Lord Stamford 5/1
STOCKADE J Osborne   Hon S Hawke 50/1
CHEESECAKE George Fordham   Captain Christie 50/1
VESTA Hibburd   Sir C Monck 50/1
AURORA Custance   Mr F Robinson 50/1
VIATKA S Rogers   Mr Calder 14/1
ALLINGTON Plumb   Mr Gratwicke 50/1
      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