The 186th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 5th June 1964 and was won by Homeward Bound (100/7), by Alycidon out of Sabie River trained by John Oxley, who won by 2 lengths in 2 mins 49.36 secs. The winner won £33,311 (Equivalent to £639,600 in 2017) and there were 18 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
HOMEWARD BOUND Greville Starkey John Oxley Sir Foster Robinson 100/7
WINDMILL GIRL Joe Mercer   50/1
LA BAMBA Jean Duforge   10/1
PATTI G Bougoure   3/1
ALL SAVED Lester Piggott   100/6
BEAUFRONT Doug Smith   9/2
YOUNG MAN'S FANCY Willie Carr   50/1
SPARE FILLY Eph Smith   50/1
ARNICA Yves Saint-Martin   6/1
BRONZINA Bruce Raymond   50/1
ROSE ROCK Jimmy Lindley   50/1
PADDY'S SONG Joe Sime   20/1
MEALASTA Ron Hutchinson   40/1
ALZARA Paul Tulk   33/1
CURSORIAL Geoff Lewis   50/1
WORDS AND MUSIC Bill Williamson   40/1
SOUND OF MUSIC Scobie Breasley   33/1
      Over Round 116%
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