EPSOM OAKS 1901
The 123rd Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 7th June 1901 and was won by Cap and Bells (9/4 fav), by Domino out of Ben-My-Chree trained by Sam Darling, who won by 6 lengths in 2 mins 44.40 secs. The winner won £5,305 (Equivalent to £599,600 in 2017) and there were 21 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CAP AND BELLS Milton Henry Sam Darling Mr Foxhall P Keene 9/4
SABRINETTA C Jenkins   Lord Ellesmere 50/1
MINNIE DEE L Rieff   Richard Crocker 10/1
URSULA S Clemson   L Brassey 20/1
GAME HEN J H Martin   Mr Heinemann 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BU QUEENS BIRTHDAY G McCall   Mr C Morbey 25/1
FLEUR D'ETE W Halsey   Sir E Cassel 10/1
ROSE OF JEDDAH J Reiff   Lord Buchan 25/1
SAGITTA Herbert Jones   J W Larnach 33/1
TRANSPARENCY Mornington Cannon   Duke of Devonshire 100/6
SAINT BRIGIDA Otto Madden   Lord Derby 11/2
ALRUNA Fred Rickaby   Lord Durham 10/1
GALICIA C Cannon   Mr Fairie 33/1
L'IDEALE W Lane   Wallace Johnstone 33/1
ROYAL SUMMONS Sam Loates   Sir J Blundell 33/1
ARTA T Weldon   Douglas Baird 33/1
MIRANDE F Pratt   M Kphrussi 50/1
NOONDAY II N Turner   Mr Foxhall P Keene 100/6
MAUND Mr Randall   A M Singer 10/1
MARSHCROSS K Cannon   Mr Tom Cannon 100/6
TANNSTICKOR Danny Maher   Sir J Miller 20/1
      Over Round 139%
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