EPSOM OAKS 1882
The 104th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 26th May 1882 and was won by Geheimness (60/100 fav), by Rosicrucian out of Nameless trained by John Porter, who won by 2 lengths in 2 mins 49.00 secs. The winner won £3,375 (Equivalent to £378,000 in 2017) and there were 5 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner
GEHEIMNESS Tom Cannon John Porter Lord Stamford 60/100
ST MARGUERITE C Wood   Mr W S Crawford 11/4
NELLIE Goerge Fordham   Mr Leopold de Rothschild 11/2
INCOGNITA J Watts   Lord Stamford 50/1
LADY MAY J Goater   Mr F de Lagrange 50/1
      Over Round 112%
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