EPSOM OAKS 1862
The 84th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 6th June 1862 and was won by Feu De Joie (20/1), by Longbow out of Jeu D'Esprit trained by James Godding, who won by 2 lengths in 2 mins 49 secs. The winner won £4,045 (Equivalent to £441,000 in 2017) and there were 19 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
FEU DE JOIE Tom Chaloner James Godding Mr Richard Naylor 20/1
IMPERATRICE J Snowden   Mr Towneley 25/1
HURRICANE Ashmall   Mr T Valentine 5/2
OLIVE BRANCH George Fordham   Mr R Ten Broeck 8/1
QED W Boyce   Mr T Valentine 14/1
MY PARTNER Custance   Captain Christie 16/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY YOUNG MELBOURNE Bullock   Lord Glasgow 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY STOCKWELL Aldcroft   Lord Glasgow 25/1
VILLETTE J Goater   Lord Portsmouth 50/1
ALERTE H Grimshaw   Baron Niviere 20/1
MILLEY H Sopp   Mr H Sopp 50/1
ETHEL Payne   Mr Stevens 50/1
BERTHA A Edwards   Lord Stamford 12/1
MAHALA J Osborne   Baron Rothschild 50/1
BONNY BREASTKNOT Wells   Mr W L'Anson 15/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY KINGSTON S Rogers   Lord Chesterfield 50/1
SAPPHO J Adams   Lord Coventry 6/1
ANNETTE Barlow   Mr R Ten Broeck 50/1
BANNERDALE J Mann   Mr J Simpson 50/1
      Over Round 114%
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