EPSOM OAKS 1936
The 158th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 29th May 1936 and was won by Lovely Rosa (33/1), by Tolgus out of Napoule trained by Harry Cottrill, who won by 3/4 length in 2 mins 36.0 secs. The winner won £7,669 (Equivalent to £500,800 in 2017) and there were 17 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LOVELY ROSA Tommy Weston Harry Cottrill Sir Abe Bailey 33/1
BARROWBY GEM Pat Beasley   22/1
FEOLA Freddie Fox   10/1
TRAFFIC LIGHT R Dick   11/2
SALOPETTE Michael Beary   33/1
SILVER BIRCH Gordon Richards   100/30
VEUVE CLICQUOT Eph Smith   100/8
TIDE-WAY Richard Perryman   3/1
HER SISTER Charlie Smirke   20/1
TRELISSIA R Jones   33/1
ROYALEBUCHY R Brethes   6/1
CHIBERTA H Jelliss   33/1
BEAUTIFUL GIRL Tommy Burns   33/1
MISS WINDSOR B Carslake   100/7
DETENTION Steve Donoghue   33/1
CHINESE STAR F Lane   33/1
THALIA J Marshall   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