EPSOM OAKS 1865
The 87th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 2nd June 1865 and was won by Regalia (20/1), by Stockwell out of The Gem trained by W Harlock, who won by 4 lengths in 2 mins 51 secs. The winner won £5,225 (Equivalent to £611,300 in 2017) and there were 18 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
REGALIA John Norman W Harlock Mr William Graham 20/1
WILD AGNES J Osborne   Mr Henry 9/4
ZEPHYR Wells   Baron Rothschild 100/7
COBWEB J Goater   Mr W G Craven 50/1
ARAUCARIA F Adams   Lord St Vincent 20/1
ICICLE Challoner   Mr Naylor 100/1
LA FORTUNE H Grimshaw   Count F de Lagrange 25/1
HOBBLE S Adams   Mr W Robinson 100/8
PEERESS W Boyce   Mr W R Cameron 50/1
SIBERIA George Fordham   Duke of Beaufort 9/4
WHITE DUCK Custance   Lord Glasgow 10/1
UNNAMED SISTER TO GENERAL PEEL J Adams   Lord Glasgow 100/1
GRACE DARLING A Edwards   Mr T Gunnell 8/1
AMBER John Daley   Baron Rothschild 100/1
ZENOBIA J Snowden   Mr H Willmer 100/1
CELERIMMA T French   Mr T Valentine 100/1
QUILL H Covey   Mr Fleming 100/1
SPICE Perry   Mr Savile 100/8
      Over Round 127%
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