EPSOM OAKS 1906
The 128th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 1st June 1906 and was won by Keystone (5/2 fav), by Persimmon out of Lock and Key trained by George Lambton, who won by 3 lengths in 2 mins 38.60 secs. The winner won £4,950 (Equivalent to £554,400 in 2017) and there were 12 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
KEYSTONE Danny Maher George Lambton 16th Earl of Derby 5/2
GOLD RIACH Otto Madden   Mr William Bass 5/1
SNOW GLORY W Halsey   Miss Clinton 100/9
QUAIR Herbert Jones   Duke of Portland 3/1
SWEET MARY G McCall   Mr D W Clarke 100/8
WATERFLOWER H Randall   Mr J B Joel 100/9
SHIMOSE Mornington Cannon   Sir F Johnstone 20/1
VICTORIOUS Fred Rickaby   Lord Derby 20/1
SHOWER BATH K Cannon   Mr Fairie 20/1
PORTLAND LASS W Higgs   Mr Solly Joel 20/1
PROVENCE Charlie Trigg   Mr F S Watt 20/1
ISLETA B Lynham   Mr Reid Walker 20/1
      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