The 126th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 3rd June 1904 and was won by Pretty Polly (8/100 fav), by Gallinule out of Admiration trained by Peter Gilpin, who won by 3 lengths in 2 mins 45.20 secs. The winner won £4,950 (Equivalent to £554,400 in 2017) and there were 4 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PRETTY POLLY Willie Lane Peter Gilpin Major Eustace Loder 8/100
BITTERS K Cannon   Mr F Alexander 20/1
FIANCEE J Watts   Lord Falmouth 100/7
ST MINDRED W Halsey   Mr T Jennings 100/1
      Over Round 113%
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