EPSOM OAKS 1925
The 147th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 29th May 1925 and was won by Saucy Sue (30/100 fav), by Swynord out of Good and Gay trained by Alec Taylor jnr, who won by 8 lengths in 2 mins 38.20 secs. The winner won £7,625 (Equivalent to £426,200 in 2017) and there were 12 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SAUCY SUE Frank Bullock Alec Taylor jnr 2nd Viscount Astor 30/100
MISS GADABOUT Jack Brennan Alec Taylor jnr Lord Astor 100/8
RIDING LIGHT Steve Donoghue J Watson Mr Anthony de Rothschild 20/1
PRETTY MAID H Beasley Ireland Mr J J Maher 33/1
BLUE FAIRY Henri Jelliss Walter Griggs Mr T H Ratcliffe 33/1
SERADELLA W McLachlan jnr Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Lord Chesterfield 33/1
PALMA BAY Tommy Weston George Lambton Lord Wolverton 20/1
BLAIRTOI Gordon Richards M Hartigan Mrs M Hartigan 33/1
APPLAUSE Harry Wragg Earl Mr Solly Joel 33/1
BRISE-BISE Brownie Carslake R Dawson HH Aga Khan 33/1
SEA SPRAY II G Archibald France Mr A K Macomber 20/1
COMPROMISE Michael Beary Fred Darling Lord Lonsdale 33/1
      Over Round 124%
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