EPSOM OAKS 1950
The 172nd Oaks Stakes took place on Thursday 25th May 1950 and was won by Asmena (5/1), by Goya out of Astronome trained by Charles Semblat, who won by a length in 2 mins 42.4 secs. The winner won £13,058 (Equivalent to £424,400 in 2017) and there were 19 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
ASMENA Rae Johnstone Charles Semblat Marcel Boussac 5/1
PLUME Charlie Elliott   10/1
STELLA POLARIS Martin Molony   100/7
LA BAILLE Charlie Smirke   100/6
SANLINEA Eph Smith   100/6
HAPPY HAVEN Bill Rickaby   100/7
TAWHIDA Roger Poincelet   100/6
ABOVE BOARD Bill Carr   100/7
CAMAREE Gordon Richards   9/4
IMPULSE Scobie Breasley   25/1
CAPITAL ISSUE Tommy Gosling   25/1
DON DU CIEL Stan Smith   50/1
SIREN LIGHT J Marshall   50/1
CATCHIT Edgar Britt   100/6
JESSAMINE Doug Smith   20/1
DIAMETER T Lowrey   50/1
MEREVALE Billy Nevett   50/1
ONE FOR THE ROAD Ken Gethin   20/1
BARLEY MOW J Thompson   50/1
      Over Round 124%
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