EPSOM OAKS 1980

The following Epsom Oaks 1980 clip is a 2 minute 55 secs clip from Youtube
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrrzdbJ-lDs

The 202nd Oaks Stakes took place on Saturday 7th June 1980 and was won by Bireme (9/2), by Grundy out of Ripeck trained by Dick Hern, who won by 2 lengths in 2 mins 34.33 secs. The winner won £69,280 (Equivalent to £322,900 in 2017) and there were 11 runners.
Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BIREME Willie Carson Dick Hern Dick Hollingsworth 9/2
VIELLE Geoff Baxter   9/2
THE DANCER Ernie Johnson   14/1
QUICK AS LIGHTNING Brian Rouse   3/1
SHOOT A LINE Tony Murray   6/1
PIECES OF GOLD Steve Cauthen   100/1
GIFT WRAPPED Greville Starkey   17/2
BAY STREET John Reid   50/1
RULE BRITTANIA Pat Eddery   15/2
JEM JEN Brian Taylor   100/1
FORLENE Lester Piggott   15/1
      Over Round 118%
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