Famous Horse Races

Epsom Oaks

Epsom Racecourse
A Brief History Of Epsom Oaks
The Oaks Stakes is a Group 1 flat horse race for three-year-old thoroughbred fillies run over a distance of 1 mile 4 furlongs and 10 yards (2,423 metres) at Epsom Downs in early June. It is one of five classic races in the UK.

The race is named after the Earl of Derby's estate "The Oaks" in Carshalton, about 4 miles to the east of Epsom Downs. At a dinner party held there the Earl and his friends planned a sweepstake for three-year-old fillies over a distance of one and a half miles (2,414 metres) and this was first run the following year 1779 and won by the Earl's own horse Bridget. The race has been named thus since.
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Light Shift
Alexandrova
Eswarah
Ouija Board
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Kazzia
Imagine
Love Divine
Ramruma
Shahtoush
Reams of Verse
Lady Carla
Moonshell
Balanchine
Intrepidity
User Friendly
Jet Ski Lady
Salsabil
Snow Bride
Diminuendo
Unite
Midway Lady
Oh So Sharp
Circus Plume
Sun Princess
Time Charter
Blue Wind
Bireme
Scintillate
Fair Salinia
Dunfermline
Pawneese
Juliette Marny
Polygamy
Mysterious
Ginerva
Altesse Royale
Lupe
Sleeping Partner
La Lagune
Pia
Valoris
Long Look
Homeward Bound
Noblesse
Monade
Sweet Solera
Never Too Late II
Petite Etoile
Bella Paola
Carrozza
Sicarelle
Meld
Sun Cap
Ambiguity
Frieze
Neasham Belle
Asmena
Musidora
Masaka
Imprudence
Steady Aim
Sun Stream
Hycilla
Why Hurry
Sun Chariot
Commotion
Godiva
Galatea II
Rockfel
Exhibitionnist
Lovely Rosa
Quashed
Light Brocade
Chateleine
Udaipur
Brulette
Rose of England
Pennycomequick
Toboggan
Beam
Short Story
Saucy Sue
Straitlace
Brownhylda
Pogrom
Love in Idleness
Charlebelle
Bayuda
My Dear
Sunny Jane
Fifinella
Snow Marten
Princess Dorrie
Jest
Mirska
Cherimoya
Rosedrop
Perola
Signorinetta
Glass Doll
Keystone II
Cherry Lass
Pretty Polly
Our Lassie
Sceptre
Cap and Bells II
La Roche
Musa
Airs and Graces
Limasol
Canterbury Pilgrim
La Sagesse
Amiable
Mrs Butterwick
La Flèche
Mimi
Memoir
L'Abbesse de Jouarre
Seabreeze
Reve d'Or
Miss Jummy
Lonely
Busybody
Bonny Jean
Geheimniss
Thebais
Jenny Howlet
Wheel of Fortune
Jannette
Placida
Camelia
Enguerrande
Spinaway
Apology
Marie Stuart
Reine
Hannah
Gamos
Brigantine
Formosa
Hippia
Tormentor
Regalia
Fille de l'Air
Queen Bertha
Feu de Joie
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Butterfly
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Mincepie
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Kieren Fallon
Richard Hills
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Frankie Dettori
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Richard Quinn
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Kieren Fallon
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Frankie Dettori
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Christy Roche
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Greville Starkey
Wille Carson
Yves Saint-Martin
Lester Piggott
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Tony Murray
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Gerard Thiboeuf
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Max Garcia
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Harry Carr
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Harry Wragg
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Willie Lane
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Otto Madden
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Sam Loates
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George Barrett
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Jem Robinson
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Frank Buckle
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Charles Hindley
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J Bird
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Ryan Price
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Noel Murless
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Charles Morton
Tom Jennings Jnr
Charlie Marsh
Alec Taylor
Saunders Davies
Edoardo Ginistrelli
Charles Morton
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William Robinson
Peter Gilpin
Charles Morton
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Sam Darling
John Porter
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F W Day
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George Lambton
M Gurry
George Dawson
George Dawson
John Porter
Mat Dawson
George Dawson
Robert Sherwood
James Jewitt
Alec Taylor Snr
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W Gilbert Jnr
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J Cannon
John Porter
Alec Taylor Snr
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Mat Dawson
J Marsh
T Cunnington
C Wetherall
Mat Dawson
W Osborne
Robert Peck
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Joe Hayhoe
Henry Woolcott
W Day
Henry Woolcott
Joe Hayhoe
C Blanton
W Harlock
Tom Jennings
John Scott
J Godding
Joseph Saxon
G Oates
Tom Taylor
T Eskrett
William I'Anson
John Day Jnr
John Scott
William Goodwin
Mat Dawson
John Scott
John Scott
William Goodwin
Tom Taylor
John Day Jnr
W Beresford
John Barham Day
J Kent Jnr
John Scott
R Fisher
T Dawson
John Scott
John Barham Day
W Treen
John Scott
I Blades
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J Blenkhorn
W Day
H Scott
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Robert Stephenson
R Pettit
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Robert Stephenson
J Kent
John Forth
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James Edwards
Robert Robson
Robert Robson
R Prince Jnr
Robert Stephenson
W Chifney
Robert Robson
Dixon Boyce

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Dixon Boyce
Robert Robson
Bill Peirse
Dixon Boyce
Bill Peirse
Robert Robson
Robert Robson
Robert Robson
Dixon Boyce
Robert Robson
Robert Robson
S King
Robert Robson
J Frost
Frank Neale
John Pratt
Richard Prince
John Pratt
Richard Prince
Frank Neale
Saunders
Matt Stephenson
John Pratt
Matt Stephenson
Matt Stephenson
Frank Neale
Frank Neale
J Watson
Richard Prince
John Pratt

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John Pratt
John Pratt

Saunders
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S Magnier
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19th Earl of Derby
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2:40.93
2:34.33
2:43.74
2:36.82
2:36.53
2:35.25
2:29.10
2:39.39
2:36.31
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2:36.95
2:41.46
2:39.94
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2:39.12
2:36.48
2:35.36