EPSOM OAKS 1900
The 122nd Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 1st June 1900 and was won by La Roche (5/1), by St Simon out of Miss Mildred trained by John Porter, who won by 3 lengths in 2 mins 45.20 secs. The winner won £4,550 (Equivalent to £541,500 in 2017) and there were 14 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LA ROCHE Mornington Cannon John Porter 6th Duke of Portland 5/1
MERRY GAL K Cannon   Mr W Hall Walker 100/7
LADY SCHOMBERG J Sloan   Mr J Musker 3/1
PAIGLE Allsopp   Mr W Johnstone 10/1
SAINTE NITOUCHE T Weldon   Mr D Baird 33/1
WINIFREDA Fred Rickaby   Mr L Brassey 3/1
INQUISITIVE L Rieff   Lord Ellesmere 100/12
DUM DUM Otto Madden   Mr A James 25/1
ST NYDIA Sam Loates   Sir J Blundell 40/1
ST VIGILA R Moreton   Duke of Portland 100/1
NUSHKA Tommy Loates   Mr Leopold 25/1
DUSKY QUEEN F Pratt   Mr Russel 33/1
SEMPER VIGILANS W Halsey   Mr Russel 100/6
MASONIC JEWEL J Fagan   Mr A Stedall 50/1
      Over Round 112%
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