EPSOM OAKS 1928
The 150th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 8th June 1928 and was won by Toboggan (100/15), by Hurry On out of Glacier trained by Frank Butters, who won by 4 lengths in 2 mins 37.40 secs. The winner won £8,745 (Equivalent to £503,700 in 2017) and there were 13 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
TOBOGGAN Tommy Weston Frank Butters 17th Earl of Derby 100/15
SCUTTLE Joe Childs W Jarvis HM The King Evens
FLEGERE Bobby Jones Lawson Mr S Tattersall 100/9
HAINTONETTE Harry Wragg R W Colling Mr J A Hirst 33/1
MOLLY THE MARCHIONESS J Kirby T Walls Mr T Walls 33/1
ROMAN MARKET Steve Donoghue R Day Sir Abe Bailey 33/1
JURISDICTION Gordon Richards Fred Darling Lord Dewar 5/1
LA SOLOGNE T Pryor Lawson M M Calmann 20/1
DESERT SONG Brownie Carslake Wootton Mr A Butt 33/1
GUADIANA Michael Beary G Bennett Lord Queensborough 100/6
CATHARIS Charlie Elliott Jack Jarvis Lord Rosebery 100/7
MAQUILLAGE H Beasley Atty Persse Major D McCalmont 20/1
FRET J Leach R Jarvis Mr J P Honung 33/1
      Over Round 131%
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