EPSOM OAKS 1915
The 137th New Oaks Stakes took place on the Suffolk Stakes course at Newmarket on Thursday 17th June 1915 and was won by Snow Marten (20/1), by Martagon out of Siberia trained by Peter Gilpin, who won by 4 lengths in 2 mins 36.20 secs. The winner won £1,400 (Equivalent to £148,400 in 2017) and there were 11 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SNOW MARTEN Walter Griggs Peter Gilpin Ludwig Neumann 20/1
BRIGHT W Huxley   Mr J B Joel 7/1
SILVER TAG Steve Donoghue   Mr E Hulton 11/4
CICEROMAR Joe Childs   Mr F J Benson 20/1
SWEET NELL C Trigg   Mr A Collins 33/1
FLASH V M MacGee   Mr H B Duryea 10/1
RARITY Frank Bullock   Lord Falmouth 33/1
CHARADE Henri Jelliss   Sir R W B Jardine 33/1
POLYNETTA H Buxton   Sir W Nelson 33/1
VAUELUSE Fred Rickaby   Lord Roseberry 11/10
BLANCHE E Huxley   Colonel Hall Walker 33/1
      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