EPSOM OAKS 1876
The 98th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 2nd June 1876 and was jointly won by Camelia (5/4 fav), by Macaroni out of Araucaria trained by T Cunnington, and Enguerrande (9/2), by Vermout out of Deliane trained by C Wetherall, who won in a dead heat in 2 mins 50.00 secs. The winner won £2,150 (Equivalent to £228,000 in 2017) and there were 15 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CAMELIA Tom Glover T Cunnington Comte Frederic de Lagrange 5/4
ENGUERRANDE Hudson C Wetherall M Auguste Lupin 9/2
MERRY DUCHESS J Osborne   Mr Drummond 33/1
FILOSELLE Carver   M Delamarre 20/1
TWINE THE PLAIDEN Griffiths   Mr Bowes 100/7
ALLUMETTE Morris   Count Frederic de Lagrange 50/1
LA SEINE C Wood   M A de Montgomery 100/12
LEVANT Constable   Lord Rosebery 100/12
MAJESTY Morbey   Lord Rosebery 50/1
ZEE J Goater   Mr Savile 33/1
MARGARITA Snowden   Lord Zetland 50/1
VITTORIA Tom Cannon   Mr R Patterson 25/1
CATINKA Parry   Mr Carnegie 50/1
LIRIS F Webb   Mr W R Marshall 10/1
CATHEDRA T Chaloner   Mr R L'Anson 50/1
      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