EPSOM OAKS 1968
The 190th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 31st May 1968 and was won by La Lagune (11/8 fav), by Val De Loir out of Landerinette trained by Francois Boutin, who won by 5 lengths in 2 mins 41.66 secs. The winner won £28,733 (Equivalent to £480,000 in 2017) and there were 14 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LA LAGUNE Gerard Thiboeuf Francois Boutin Henry Berlin 11/8
GLAD ONE Bill Williamson   10/1
PANDORA BAY Taffy Thomas   33/1
HARDIESSE Joe Mercer   100/6
KYLIN I Johnson   50/1
HILL SHADE Brian Taylor   25/1
RIMARK Lester Piggott   100/7
CELINA Sandy Barclay   10/1
DENOSA L Ward   33/1
OUR RUBY Frankie Durr   20/1
GOLDEN MOSS J Roe   25/1
PHOTO FLASH Jimmy Limdley   7/1
STELLA NEGRA Ron Hutchinson   33/1
LADY WILDER David Yates   200/1
      Over Round 109%
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