EPSOM OAKS 1920
The 142nd Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 4th June 1920 and was won by Charlebelle (7/2), by Charles O'Malley out of Bushey Belle trained by Sandy Braime, who won by a neck in 2 mins 38.20 secs. The winner won £4,950 (Equivalent to £234,600 in 2017) and there were 17 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
CHARLEBELLE Albert Whalley Sandy Braime Alan Cunliffe 7/2
CINNA Walter Griggs   Sir R W B Jardine 2/1
ROSELET Vic Smyth   Sir E Hulton 25/1
SHY PRINCESS Steve Donoghue   Lady Torrington 100/12
VALESCURE Fred Templeman   Lord Roseberry 8/1
PLUNKETTE Frank Bullock   Mrs Cayser 25/1
CICEROLE George Hulme   Baron E de Rothschild 14/1
REINE DE NEIGE F Leach   Mr S W Beer 25/1
QUEEN OF JEST H Robbins   Mr J B Joel 16/1
LADY PEG A Smith   Sir J Buchanan 25/1
POLYCIRRUS Henri Jelliss   Mrs Dennis 25/1
TULLAMORE Scourse   Mr F Bibby 25/1
AEON Joe Childs   Mr W Singer 16/1
MOST BEAUTIFUL F Lane   Mr Beedon 20/1
FALSE PIETY Brownie Carslake   Major MacCalmont 25/1
LOMELIE Slade   Mr W Raphael 20/1
SAFFRON Freddie Fox   Sir Abe Bailey 25/1
      Over Round 140%
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