EPSOM OAKS 1929
The 151st Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 7th June 1929 and was won by Pennycomequick (11/10 fav), by Hurry On out of Plymstock trained by Joe Lawson, who won by 5 lengths in 2 mins 35.80 secs. The winner won £8,015 (Equivalent to £463,300 in 2017) and there were 13 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PENNYCOMEQUICK Henri Jelliss Joe Lawson 2nd Viscount Astor 11/10
GOLDEN SILENCE Cyril Ray P Gilpin Lt-Colonel Giles Loder 20/1
SISTER ANNE Joe Childs P Gilpin Lt-Colonel Giles Loder 7/2
FILLE D'AMOUR Michael Beary R Dawson HH Aga Khan 100/7
BELLE MERE J Leach Leach Sir J B Jardine 33/1
SHOW GIRL Bobby Jones Watts Lady Ludlow 9/1
DAUMONT Freddie Fox Fred Darling Lord Lonsdale 8/1
MORNING MIST R James R J Colling Mrs C Rich 25/1
GAY VISTA Steve Donoghue Major Beatty Lord Beatty 33/1
WILLSBORO G Baines Major Morris Mr F Sykes 33/1
MIDDLE EAST I Cordell Sneyd Lady J Douglas 33/1
SILVER LYRE Harry Wragg Ossie Bell Sir H Cunliffe Owen 33/1
PAPIER-MACHE Charlie Elliott B Jarvis Mr J P Hornung 33/1
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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