EPSOM OAKS 1886
The 108th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 28th May 1886 and was won by Miss Jummy (100/30), by Petrarch out of Lady Portland trained by Richard Marsh, who won by 1/2 a length in 2 mins 54.40 secs. The winner won £3,250 (Equivalent to £383,500 in 2017) and there were 12 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner
MISS JUMMY J Watts Richard Marsh 12th Duke of Hamilton Evens
ARGO NAVIS Tom Cannon   Prince Soltykoff 1000/30
BRAW LASS F Webb   Mr A Benholm 4/1
SAGITTA F Barrett   Lord Cadogan 50/1
CATARACT G Barrett   Lord Ellesmere 50/1
STORMLIGHT White   Lord Haldon 66/1
CRAVATE J Goater   Mr T Jennings 100/1
PHILOSOPHY Fred Archer   Mr R Peek 9/2
MODWENA C Wood   Duke of Portland 1000/30
CAMELOT Lashmar   Lord Rosebery 100/7
DAY DREAM J Osborne   Sir R Jardine 1000/30
ALTIORA J Snowden   Mr Hellworth 100/1
      Over Round 111%
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