EPSOM OAKS 1884
The 106th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 30th May 1884 and was won by Busybody (100/105 fav), by Petrarch out of Spinaway trained by Mr Tom Cannon, who won by 1/2 a length in 2 mins 45.60 secs. The winner won £3,425 (Equivalent to £383,600 in 2017) and there were 9 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner
BUSYBODY Tom Cannon Tom Cannon Mr Abingdon (6th Viscount Falmouth) 100/105
SUPERBA Fred Archer   Mr R Peck 4/1
QUEEN ADELAIDE F Webb   Sir J Willoughby 9/2
WHITELOCK K Tomlinson   Lord Bradford 100/7
LEGACY J Goater   Mr T Jennings 50/1
KINFANUS Sam Loates   Mr Manton 25/1
PINTA J Watts   Lord Zetland 50/1
WILD SHOT J Osborne   Mr C Perkins 40/1
QUILT C Wood   Sir G Chetwynd 15/1
      Over Round 115%
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