EPSOM OAKS 1913
The 135th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 6th June 1913 and was won by Jest (8/1), by Sundridge out of Absurdity trained by Charles Morton, who won by 2 lengths in 2 mins 37.60 secs. The winner won £4,950 (Equivalent to £519,800 in 2017) and there were 12 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
JEST Fred Rickaby jnr Charles Morton Jack Barnato Joel 8/1
DEPECHE Walter Griggs   Mr Ludwig Neumann 20/1
ARDA Earl   Mr Hornung 100/8
WAIONTHA F Wootton   Mr E Hulton 3/1
LA RIBAUDE G Stern   Mme Lemaire de Villere 20/1
TASLETT Wheatley   Duke of Devonshire 6/1
PRUE Danny Maher   Lord Roseberry 9/2
COMPARISON Spear   Baron Springer 20/1
ST BEGOE R Crisp   Lord Lonsdale 20/1
QUEEN'S PARADE Piper   Capt F Forester 10/1
PETROLINE Saxby   Mr W H Walker 10/1
COORA W Huxley   Mr L Robinson 20/1
      Over Round 119%
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