EPSOM OAKS 1873
The 95th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 30th May 1873 and was won by Marie Stuart (2/1 fav), by Scottish Chief out of Morgan La Faye trained by Robert Peck, who won by 3 lengths in 2 mins 50.45 secs. The winner won £3,425 (Equivalent to £356,200 in 2017) and there were 18 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MARIE STUART Tom Cannon Robert Peck James Merry 2/1
WILD MYRTLE T Chaloner   Mr W S Crawfurd 100/6
ANGELA Loates   Mr R H Long 100/8
VOYAGEUSE Lowe   Mr W S Crawfurd 50/1
OXFORD MIXTURE Mordan   Mr Somerville 30/1
VICTORIA ALEXANDRA Parry   Mr Cartwright 100/1
POLDOODY Custance   Mr Chaplin 50/1
CECILIA T French   Lord Falmouth 7/2
SILVER RING Morris   Lord Falmouth 20/1
VIRGIN QUEEN J Clark   Mr W Nelson 25/1
OYSTER GIRL Wyatt   Mr T Stevens 50/1
GRATINSKA George Fordham   Mr Bowes 9/1
WILD AGGIE J Osborne   Mr R Osborne 50/1
ROSENEATH W Gray   Mr J Johnstone 100/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY Y MELBOURNE Maidment   Baron Rothschild 9/1
MISS BUCKLAND T Jennings   M Lefevre 100/1
LADY LYON F Webb   Mr F Fisher 25/1
SONATA Hopper   Mr Merry 100/1
      Over Round 117%
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