EPSOM OAKS 1927
The 149th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 3rd June 1927 and was won by Beam (4/1), by Galloper Light out of Mistrella trained by Frank Butters, who won by a head in 2 mins 34.60 secs. The winner won £9,410 (Equivalent to £528,800 in 2017) and there were 16 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BEAM Tommy Weston Frank Butters 3rd Earl of Durham 4/1
BOOK LAW Henri Jelliss   5/2
GRANDE VITESSE Steve Donoghue   25/1
ENDOWMENT Joe Childs   9/2
LA SOLFATARA Gordon Richards   40/1
NEVER CROSS J Brennan   25/1
CINQ A SEPT J Caldwell   40/1
LA DOUAIRIERE Charlie Smirke   40/1
MOUSME Charlie Elliott   20/1
SPECTRA Michael Beary   25/1
CORONA Brownie Carslake   50/1
ESCLARMONDE J Marshall   25/1
LA BAVARDE H Beasley   50/1
SILVER BARB P Evans   50/1
SUNDRY J Leach   33/1
CRESTA RUN A Balding   3/1
      Over Round 128%
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