EPSOM OAKS 1902
The 124th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 6th June 1902 and was won by Sceptre (5/2 fav), by Persimmon out of Ornament trained by Bob Sievier, who won by 3 lengths in 2 mins 46.60 secs. The winner won £4,150 (Equivalent to £464,800 in 2017) and there were 14 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SCEPTRE Bert Randall Bob Sievier 1st Duke of Westminster 5/2
GLASS JUG G McCall   Colonel H McCalmont 10/1
ELBA Danny Maher   Lord Cadogan 25/1
BALLANTRAE H Spencer   Mr W C Whitney 33/1
ST WINDELINE K Cannon   Major E W Baird 9/2
DOCTRINE W Halsey   Sir E Cassel 33/1
WAR PAINT S Clemson   Lord Durham 20/1
ICE MAIDEN Mornington Cannon   Mr G Faber 10/1
STERLING BALM J McCall   Major Joicey 10/1
GAME CHICK C Jenkins   Captain Eustace Loder 10/1
SIMONY W Bray   Sir J B Maple 25/1
ST UNCOMBER J H Martin   Mr W Raphael 100/15
GRAVE AND GAY H Aylin   Sir J Thursby 33/1
DAME D'OR R Morton   Mr G Faber 50/1
      Over Round 121%
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