EPSOM OAKS 1966
The 188th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 27th May 1966 and was won by Valoris (11/10 fav), by Tiziano out of Vali trained by Vincent O'Brien, who won by 2 1/2 lengths in 2 mins 39.35 secs. The winner won £35,711 (Equivalent to £635,700 in 2017) and there were 13 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
VALORIS Lester Piggott Vincent O'Brien Charles Clore 11/10
BERKELEY SPRINGS Geoff Lewis   6/1
VARINA Stan Clayton   100/7
BOMBAZINE Jimmy Lindley   33/1
BLACK GOLD David Lake   20/1
HIDING PLACE Scobie Breasley   100/7
CRYSTAL LIGHT I Ward   18/1
COUNTERFEIT Brian Jago   50/1
SANDRAY Paul Cook   6/1
BALLETTE Bill Williamson   18/1
GRANDERA Duncan Keith   66/1
MEDAEA Ron Hutchinson   100/6
SHAMROCK QUEEN Joe Mercer   66/1
      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