EPSOM OAKS 1962
The 184th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 8th June 1962 and was won by Monade (7/1), by Klairon out of Mormyre trained by Joseph Lieux, who won by a short head in 2 mins 38.2 secs. The winner won £18,435 (Equivalent to £380,000 in 2017) and there were 18 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MONADE Yves Saint-Martin G Bridgland (Fr) George Goulandris 7/1
WEST SIDE STORY Eph Smith T F Leader Mr H J Joel 3/1
TENDER ANNIE Garnie Bougoure Paddy Prendergast Mrs J F C Bryce 100/6
MOIRA N Sellwood Alec Head (Fr) M P Wertheimer 100/6
ROMANTICA Bill Williamson Harry Wragg Mr G A Oldham 50/1
NORTIA Joe Mercer Major W R Hern Major L B Holliday 10/1
FOOL'S GOLD Jimmy Lindley Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Mr Jock Whitney 22/1
MISS WORTHINGTON Greville Starkey Charles Nelson Mr C F Hughendon 100/1
HIGH ROAD Ron Hutchinson Walter Nightingall Colonel F T Halse 40/1
WINDBAG Scobie Breasley G Smyth Duke of Norfolk 25/1
REDONDO Edward Hide Goodwill Mrs P McAllister 50/1
BLEU AZUR Bill Rickaby Noel Murless Mrs V Lilley 100/6
LITTLE MISS MUFFET Duncan Keith Walter Nightingall Mr Emile Littler 22/1
ALMIRANTA Joe Sime J A J Waugh Lord Howard de Walden 15/2
ARBITRATE D W Morris Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort HM Queen Elizabeth II 100/8
LADY DISSENTER Roger Poincelet E Pollet (Fr) M G Egalia 100/7
COURTLY GIRL T Masters Goodwill Mrs J Phelps 100/1
FRENCH CREAM Doug Smith G Brooke Mr R F Dennis 50/1
      Over Round 114%
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