The 105th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 25th May 1883 and was won by Bonny Jean (5/1), by Macaroni out of Bonnie Agnes trained by Joseph Cannon, who won by 2 lengths in 2 mins 53 secs. The winner won £3,475 (Equivalent to £385,700 in 2017) and there were 14 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner
BONNY JEAN J Watts Joseph Cannon Lord Rosebery 5/1
MALIBRAN J Goater   Count F de Lagrange 20/1
ETTARRE Morgan   Lord Rosebery 50/1
BISERTA G Fordham   Mr Leopold de Rothschild 10/1
LOVELY C Wood   Sir F Johnstone 7/1
MURIELLA J Osborne   Mr Jardine 50/1
ROOKERY Fred Archer   Mr Leigh 3/1
LILAC Lemaire   Mr Houldsworth 6/1
KEEL-ROW F Sharpe   Mr R Peck 50/1
PARTHENIA Tom Cannon   Mr Lorillard 20/1
BRITOMARTIS Woodburn   Lord Falmouth 50/1
CAPTIVE QUEEN Sam Loates   Mr Day 20/1
LIZZIE F Webb   Lord Ellesmere 33/1
ARBALETE C Loates   Mr Lefevre 50/1
      Over Round 107%
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