EPSOM OAKS 1931
The 153rd Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 5th June 1931 and was won by Brulette (7/2 joint fav), by Bruleur out of Seaweed trained by Frank Carter, who won by a length in 2 mins 39.20 secs. The winner won £9,067 (Equivalent to £544,000 in 2017) and there were 15 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BRULETTE Charlie Elliott Frank Carter Colonel Charles Birkin 7/2
FOUR COURSE Freddie Fox Fred Darling Lord Ellesmere 6/1
LINKS TOR Bobby Jones Lawson Mr Singer 10/1
SHELL PARADE C Ray De Mestre Major L B Holliday 20/1
BACCHANTE Joe Childs Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Sir H de Trafford 33/1
TANTINE Steve Donoghue Frank Butters Mrs E Harmsworth 10/1
LINDOS OJOS H Beasley Atty Persse Lady McCalmont 6/1
VOLUME Bobby Dick Lawson Lord Astor 100/9
DUSKY SUE Gordon Richards Hogg Lord Glanely 33/1
SUZE J Sirrett Malony Mr M Clark 100/6
PINCHIN Cliff Richards Wilmot Mr E Robson 33/1
MEG MERRILEES K Robertson Atty Persse Miss Hellier 33/1
LADY MARJORIE Harry Wragg M Hartigan Mr M Benson 7/2
PALLET CRAG Tommy Weston F Armstrong Mr N Field 33/1
TURBINE Pat Beasley Atty Persse Duchess of Westminster 33/1
      Over Round 129%
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