EPSOM OAKS 1899
The 121st Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 2nd June 1899 and was won by Musa (20/1), by Martagon out of Palmflower trained by H Enoch, who won by a head in 2 mins 44.00 secs. The winner won £4,150 (Equivalent to £498,000 in 2017) and there were 12 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MUSA Otto Madden H Enoch Douglas Baird 20/1
SIBOLA J Sloan   Lord Beresford 4/7
CORPOSANT C Wood   Lord Rosebery 40/1
PRINCESS MARY Morny Cannon   Duke of Westminster 100/8
FAIR HUGUENOT T Weldon   Mr E C Clayton 33/1
FAIRY GOLD F Allsopp   Mr Leonard Cohen 100/6
REMINISCENCE Fred Rickaby   Lord Farquhar 10/1
VICTORIA MAY J Watts   Mr J W Larnach 100/6
GALOPIN LASSIE E Martin   Sir J B Maple 25/1
SANTA CASA S Loates   Mr C D Ross 20/1
JANITZA T Loates   Mr W M G Singer 100/7
QUEEN FAIRY W Bradford   Mr J Wallace 100/7
      Over Round 125%
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