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 A Taylor Lord Astor 5/2
GRANDE VITESSE Steve Donoghue Jack Jarvis Mr G Bullough 25/1
ENDOWMENT Joe Childs Fred Darling Lord Lonsdale 9/2
LA SOLFATARA Gordon Richards Hogg Mr T Hogg 40/1
NEVER CROSS J Brennan A Taylor Lord Astor 25/1
CINQ A SEPT J Caldwell Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Mr M Field 40/1
LA DOUAIRIERE Charlie Smirke R Dawson HH Aga Khan 40/1
MOUSME Charlie Elliott Jack Jarvis Sir G Bullough 20/1
SPECTRA Michael Beary William Griggs Mr R Strassburger 25/1
CORONA Brownie Carslake R Day Sir Abe Bailey 50/1
ESCLARMONDE J Marshall Fred Darling M M Boussac 25/1
LA BAVARDE H Beasley Atty Persse Captain Brassey 50/1
SILVER BARB P Evans R Day Mr R D Cohen 50/1
SUNDRY J Leach D Waugh Lord Howard de Walden 33/1
CRESTA RUN A Balding P Gilpin Lt-Colonel Giles Loder 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