EPSOM OAKS 1976

The following Epsom Oaks 1976 clip is a 2 minute 41 secs clip from Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7BpO9hl-WiU

The 198th winner of the Epsom Oaks, run on Friday 4th June 1976, was the 6/5 favourite Pawnese, a bay filly by Carvin out of Plencia, owned by Daniel Wildenstein. A field of 14 contested the race, which was worth £50,111 (Equivalent to £386,400 in 2017) and the winners time was 2 minutes 35.25 secs.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
1. PAWNESE Yves Saint-Martin A Penna (France) Daniel Wildenstein 6/5
2. ROSES FOR THE STAR Willie Carson R F Johnson-Houghton Mrs Julian Rogers 33/1
3. AFRICAN DANCER Pat Eddery Harry Wragg Sir Philip Oppenheimer 15/2
LAUGHING GIRL Brian Taylor Harry Wragg R B Moller and E B Moller 33/1
CENTROCON Philip Waldron Henry Candy William Barnett 40/1
SARANIA Lester Piggott Jeremy Tree Commander H Grenfell 3/1
LADY SINGER G Curran K Prendergast (Ireland) M MacNaughton 33/1
WIRE UP Greville Starkey H Westbrook E A Morris 200/1
MY FAIR NIECE Geoff Lewis Bruce Hobbs J P Philipps 40/1
SPIRANTHES Ron Hutchinson John Dunlop Nelson Bunker Hunt 25/1
SOLAR Eddie Hide Bill Wightman Mrs F C B Fleetwood-Hesketh 28/1
ISLAND DEGREE Ernie Johnson Barry Hills Robert Sangster 100/1
HEAVEN KNOWS Eric Eldin Ron Smyth Giles Pritchard-Gordon 14/1
FREE RIDDEN Joe Mercer Duncan Sasse F H Sasse and J H Newman 66/1
      Over Round 112%
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