EPSOM OAKS 1958
The 180th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 6th June 1958 and was won by Bella Paola (6/4 fav), by Ticino out of Rhea trained by Francois Mathet, who won by 3 lengths in 2 mins 40.80 secs. The winner won £15,557 (Equivalent to £345,400 in 2017) and there were 17 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BELLA PAOLA Max Garcia Francois Mathet (Fr) Francois Dupre 6/4
MOTHER GOOSE Harry Carr Walter Nightingall Mr Emile Littler 20/1
CUTTER Manny Mercer G Colling Mr R D Hollingsworth 25/1
NONE NICER Stan Clayton Major W R Hern Major L B Holliday 100/8
TORBELLA Scobie Breasley France Comtesse de Chambure 100/6
PRINCESS LORA J Massard France Prince Aly Khan 100/6
PERSIAN WHEEL Lester Piggott Noel Murless HM Queen Elizabeth II 20/1
CHAMBORD Edgar Britt Elsey Sir Richard Sykes 20/1
TANTALIZER Joe Mercer R J Colling Mr J J Astor 25/1
MISTRESS GWYNNE Doug Smith G Brooke Sir A Butt 33/1
ALOSSAIRE D Ryan W Stephenson Lady Mary Delamere 66/1
SCRYER G Littlewood Barling Mr J Westall 9/1
VIP J Deforge France M Goudchaux 100/9
ALPINE BLOOM John Egan Jack Jarvis Lord Milford 33/1
STONE'S THROW J Purnell Tom Cannon Mr J G Morrison 66/1
QUEEN'S BEAST Bill Rickaby W Smyth Mrs W H D Riley-Smith 66/1
AMANTE Roger Poincelet France Prince Aly Khan 100/9
      Over Round 125%
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