EPSOM OAKS 1934
The 156th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 8th June 1934 and was won by Light Brocade (7/4 fav), by Galloper Light out of Trilogy trained by Frank Butters, who won by 1 1/2 lengths in 2 mins 35.20 secs. The winner won £6,436 (Equivalent to £423,000 in 2017) and there were 8 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LIGHT BROCADE Brownie Carslake Frank Butters 5th Earl of Durham 7/4
ZELINA Steve Donoghue H Powney Mr Michalinos 9/4
INSTANTANEOUS Bobby Dick Lawson Lord Astor 20/1
CAMPANULA Harry Wragg Jack Jarvis Sir G Bullough 9/4
MISS TOR Gordon Richards Lawson Mrs Sargent 100/8
SHINING CLOUD Bobby Jones Lawson Sir Abe Bailey 25/1
KYLOE Tommy Burns Ireland Sir P Loraine 33/1
CALL OF DUTY Freddie Fox Atty Persse Major D McCalmont 33/1
      Over Round 119%
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