EPSOM OAKS 1891
The 113th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 29th May 1891 and was won by Mimi (4/7 fav), by Barcaldine out of Lord Lyon trained by Matt Dawson, who won by 1/2 a length in 2 mins 34.60 secs. The winner won £4,405 (Equivalent to £519,800 in 2017) and there were 6 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner
MIMI Fred Rickaby Matt Dawson Mr Noel Fenwick 4/7
CORSTORPHINE J Watts   Lord Rosebery 7/2
LADY PRIMROSE J Osborne   Sir R Jardine 50/1
HAUTE SAONE F Barrett   Baron de Rothschild 100/7
ST KILDA Morny Cannon   Mr H Milner 20/1
SABRA G Barrett   Lord Ellesmere 20/1
      Over Round 104%
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