EPSOM OAKS 1946
The 168th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 7th June 1946 and was won by Steady Aim (7/1), by Felstead out of Quick Arrow trained by Frank Butters, who won by 3 lengths in 2 mins 41.0 secs. The winner won £6,540 (Equivalent to £259,600 in 2017) and there were 10 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
STEADY AIM Harry Wragg Frank Butters Sir Alfred Butt 7/1
IONA Eph Smith   2/1
NELIA Michael Beary   7/1
HYPERICUM Doug Smith   9/4
WAYWARD BELLE Billy Nevett   25/1
CHINCAPIN R Jones   20/1
GOLDEN COACH Gordon Richards   100/6
TUMBLING WATERS P Evans   100/6
SOLORELLE T Carey   50/1
BONNIEBRIAR C Richards   100/1
      Over Round 111%
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