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 Dawson Waugh Sir Edward Hulton 7/2
MYSIA George Archibald Peter Gilpin Mr F de St Alary 100/8
GALACIELLA Joe Childs Alec Taylor Mr A R Cox 20/1
LAUGHTER Frank Bullock Morton Mr J B Joel 10/1
LATTICE Charlie Elliott Jack Jarvis Lord Rosebery 8/1
NIGHTSHIFT Vic Smyth Bletson Major D St G Daly 20/1
ANONYMA George Hulme Watson Mr Anthony de Rothschild 20/1
ADULATION Freddie Fox Morton Mr J B Joel 14/1
SILVER URN Brownie Carslake Atty Persse Mr B W Parr 5/1
LONA Henri Jelliss Duller Major J B Paget 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