EPSOM OAKS 1919
The 141st Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 6th June 1919 and was won by Bayuda (100/7), by Bayardo out of Jessica trained by Alec Taylor jnr, who won by 1 1/2 lengths in 2 mins 37.20 secs. The winner won £4,950 (Equivalent to £257,900 in 2017) and there were 10 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BAYUDA Joe Childs Alec Taylor jnr Lady James Douglas 100/7
ROSEWAY Steve Donoghue   Sir E Hulton 4/7
MAPLEDURHAM George Hulme   Lord Roseberry 25/1
MADAMOISELLE FOCH E Lancaster   Major Pagett 25/1
BRITANNIA Freddie Fox   Major L Brassey 100/8
LADY PEREGRINE F Slade   Sir J Robinson 25/1
PALATINA J Brennan   Mr W M Cazalet 20/1
BERESINA Brownlie Carslake   Lord Derby 5/1
MONS STAR F Templeman   Mr Clark 25/1
DAY DREAM Albert Whalley   Mr H W Hurd 20/1
      Over Round 120%
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