The 187th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 4th June 1965 and was won by Long Look (100/7), by Ribot out of Santorin trained by Vincent O'Brien, who won by 1 1/2 lengths in 2 mins 39.56 secs. The winner won £30,747 (Equivalent to £572,000 in 2017) and there were 18 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LONG LOOK Jack Purtell Vincent O'Brien Jimmy Cox Brady 100/7
MABEL Jimmy Lindley   13/2
RUBY'S PRINCESS Keith Temple-Nidd   33/1
QUEEN ANNE'S LACE J C Desaint   18/1
HILARY TERM S Smith   18/1
MIBA Lester Piggott   100/9
CREDENCE Geoff Lewis   10/1
MACHELLA Greville Starkey   100/6
BANCHORY Eric Eldin   33/1
NIGHT APPEAL Scobie Breasley   25/1
NEVER A FEAR Bill Williamson   85/40
FEEVAL G McGrath   50/1
OMENTELLO J Roe   66/1
HARD PRESSED Ron Hutchinson   66/1
COURTSAY G Bougoure   66/1
BELL TOP Joe Mercer   100/8
FROSTY ROSE C Patton   66/1
QUITA Bill Rickaby   100/7
      Over Round 121%
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