EPSOM OAKS 1922
The 144th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 2nd June 1922 and was won by Pogrom (5/4 fav), by Lemberg out of Popingaol trained by Alec Taylor jnr, who won by 3/4 length in 2 mins 36.20 secs. The winner won £6,620 (Equivalent to £297,200 in 2017) and there were 11 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
POGROM Ted Gardner Alec Taylor jnr 2nd Viscount Astor 5/4
SOUBRIQUET Steve Donoghue   7/2
MYSIA George Archibald   100/8
GALACIELLA Joe Childs   20/1
LAUGHTER Frank Bullock   10/1
LATTICE Charlie Elliott   8/1
NIGHTSHIFT Vic Smyth   20/1
ANONYMA George Hulme   20/1
ADULATION Freddie Fox   14/1
SILVER URN Brownie Carslake   5/1
LONA Henri Jelliss   20/1
      Over Round 137%
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