EPSOM OAKS 1890
The 112th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 6th June 1890 and was won by Memoir (100/30), by St Simon out of Quiver trained by George Dawson, who won by 3/4 of a length in 2 mins 40.80 secs. The winner won £4,400 (Equivalent to £519,200 in 2017) and there were 7 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner
MEMOIR J Watts George Dawson 6th Duke of Portland 100/30
SIGNORINA G Barrett   Chevalier Ginistrelli Evens
PONZA Tom Cannon   Mr J H Houldsworth 100/8
SEMOLINA F Barrett   Duke of Portland 4/1
STAR F Webb   Prince Soltykoff 100/1
ALBERTINE Liddiard   Sir W Throckmorton 100/1
SHALL WE REMEMBER Tommy Loates   Mr H Milner 66/1
      Over Round 105%
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