Epsom Oaks

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The Epsom Oaks is the second fillies Classic of the season after the 1000 Guineas.

The Epsom Oaks takes place on the 31st of May 2024.

Sometimes referred to as “the fillies’ Derby”, the Oaks has been won by some of the greatest fillies in racing. It is run every June on the famous Epsom Downs.

Famous winners include Petite Etoile (1959), Sun Princess (1983), Oh So Sharp (1985), Ouija Board (2004) and Enable (2017).

Find out more about the Epsom Oaks:

Epsom Oaks

The Race – Epsom Oaks

The Oaks takes place over a mile and a half over the undulating Epsom Downs Racecourse – it is open to three-year-old fillies.

It is often the target of fillies who ran well in the 1000 Guineas at Newmarket but this presents a very different test.

You need a well-balanced filly to cope with Epsom’s camber, as well as the stamina to see out the distance.

Famous Epsom Oaks Winners & History

First run in 1779, The Oaks is the second oldest of the English Classic races behind the St Leger.

The inaugural race was won by Bridget, owned by Lord Derby.

The first Epsom Derby took place the following year and both races have lent their names to Classic races around the world.

In 1902 the Oaks was won by Sceptre, a remarkable filly who won four English Classics. She won both the 1000 and 2000 Guineas, the Oaks and the St Leger.

In 1904 Pretty Polly became the fifth filly in history to land the fillies’ Triple Crown of 1000 Guineas, Oaks and St Leger. That feat was repeated by Sun Chariot in 1942, defeating Derby winner Watling Street in the Doncaster Classic.

1959 winner Petite Etoile followed up her 1000 Guineas in the Oaks and remained unbeaten in six races as a three-year-old. She went on to win the Coronation Cup at Epsom in consecutive seasons in 1960 and 1961.

Dunfermline won for Her Majesty The Queen in 1977 before going on to defeat dual Arc winner Alleged in the St Leger. She was trained by Major Dick Hern and ridden by Willie Carson, the combination that teamed up with record 12 lengths winner Sun Princess in 1983. She also went on to win the St Leger.

The last filly to complete the Triple Crown was Oh So Sharp, trained by Henry Cecil and ridden by Steve Cauthen. She won the Guineas in record time before storming to a 6 lengths victory in the Oaks.

Ouija Board was another very popular filly, winning the race for the 19th Earl of Derby in 2004. She won the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Turf in 2004 and 2006.

Enable added her name to the list of Oaks winners in 2017 and has since gone on to become an international superstar. She won the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in 2017 and 2018 and finished runner-up in 2019. Enable also won the Breeders’ Cup Turf (2018), Eclipse Stakes (2019) and the King George VI & Queen Elizabeth Stakes on three occasions (2017, 2019, 2020).

Key Epsom Oaks Trials

The 1000 Guineas at Newmarket is one of the most influential races on the Oaks betting. Kazzia (2002), Minding (2016) and Love (2020) were the most recent fillies to win both races. Horses beaten in the Guineas have also gone on to win over the extra half mile at Epsom.

The Pretty Polly Stakes over ten furlongs at Newmarket is another significant trial. Ouija Board (2004), Talent (2013) and Taghrooda (2014) all won there before going on to victory at Epsom.

The Musidora Stakes at York produced Oaks winners Reams Of Verse (1997) and Sariska (2009).

The Lingfield Oaks Trial/Epsom Oaks double was completed by Lady Carla (1996), Ramruma (1999) and Anapurna (2019).

Epsom Oaks 2023 Odds

Here are the latest odds for Epsom Oaks held in June 2023:

Epsom Oaks 2023 Tips

Listed below are our tips for the Epsom Oaks event in 2023:

  • 2 points to win on Savethelastdance
  • 1 point each way for Soul Sister

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Market leaders have struggled in the Oaks in recent years with only two successful favourites between 2010 and 2020.

The Aidan O’Brien-trained duo of Minding (2016) and Love (2020) both justified heavy support.

The race has produced plenty of shock results. Qualify was rank outsider at 50-1 in 2015 while Look Here was a 33-1 shot in 2008. Dancing Rain (2011), Was (2012) and Talent (2013) all returned at 20-1, contributing to an average SP of over 10-1 over the past twenty years.

Epsom Oaks Previous Winners

Check out the previous winners below:

1779BridgetDick GoodissonSaunders12th Earl of Derby
1780TetotumDick GoodissonThomas Douglas
1781FaithDick GoodissonJohn Pratt1st Earl Grosvenor
1782CeresSam ChifneyJohn Pratt1st Earl Grosvenor
1783Maid of the OaksSam ChifneyJohn Pratt1st Earl Grosvenor
1784StellaCharles HindleyPhilip Burlton
1785TrifleJ. BirdJohn Pratt1st Earl of Clermont
1786Yellow FillyJames EdwardsRichard PrinceSir Frank Standish
1787AnnetteDennis FitzpatrickJ. WatsonRichard Vernon
1788NightshadeDennis FitzpatrickFrank Neale3rd Earl of Egremont
1789TagSam ChifneyFrank Neale3rd Earl of Egremont
1790HippolytaSam ChifneyMatt Stephenson5th Duke of Bedford
1791PortiaJohn Singleton Jr.Matt Stephenson5th Duke of Bedford
1792VolanteCharles HindleyJohn Pratt1st Earl of Clermont
1793CaeliaJohn Singleton Jr.Matt Stephenson5th Duke of Bedford
1794HermioneSam ArnullSaunders12th Earl of Derby
1795PlatinaDennis FitzpatrickFrank Neale3rd Earl of Egremont
1796ParisotJohn ArnullRichard PrinceSir Frank Standish
1797NikeFrank BuckleJohn Pratt1st Earl Grosvenor
1798BellissimaFrank BuckleRichard PrinceJohn Durand
1799BellinaFrank BuckleJohn Pratt1st Earl Grosvenor
1800EphemeraDennis FitzpatrickFrank Neale3rd Earl of Egremont
1801EleanorJohn SaundersJ. FrostSir Charles Bunbury
1802ScotiaFrank BuckleRobert RobsonJohn Wastell
1803TheophaniaFrank BuckleSam KingSir Thomas Gascoigne
1804PelisseBill CliftRobert Robson3rd Duke of Grafton
1805MeteoraFrank BuckleRobert Robson2nd Earl Grosvenor
1806BronzeWilliam EdwardsDixon BoyceBerkeley Craven
1807BriseisSamuel Chifney Jr.Robert RobsonThomas Grosvenor
1808MorelBill CliftRobert Robson3rd Duke of Grafton
1809Maid of OrleansBen MossRobert RobsonJohn Leveson-Gower
1810OrianaBill PeirseBill PeirseSir William Gerard
1811SorcerySamuel Chifney Jr.Dixon Boyce5th Duke of Rutland
1812ManuellaBill PeirseBill PeirseW. N. W. Hewett
1813MusicTom GoodissonRobert Robson4th Duke of Grafton
1814MedoraSam BarnardDixon Boyce5th Duke of Rutland
1815MinuetTom GoodissonRobert Robson4th Duke of Grafton
1816LandscapeSamuel Chifney Jr.Robert RobsonJohn Leveson-Gower
1817NevaFrank BuckleDixon BoyceGeorge Watson
1818CorinneFrank BuckleRobert RobsonJohn Udney
1819ShovelerSamuel Chifney Jr.William ChifneyThomas Thornhill
1820CarolineHarry EdwardsRobert Stephenson3rd Earl of Egremont
1821AugustaJem RobinsonR. Prince Jr.2nd Marquess of Exeter
1822PastilleHarry EdwardsRobert Robson4th Duke of Grafton
1823ZincFrank BuckleRobert Robson4th Duke of Grafton
1824CobwebJem RobinsonJames Edwards5th Earl of Jersey
1825WingsSamuel Chifney Jr.Robert RobsonThomas Grosvenor
1826LiliasTommy LyeJohn ForthJohn Forth
1827GulnareFrank BoyceJohn Kent5th Duke of Richmond
1828TurquoiseJohn Barham DayRobert Stephenson4th Duke of Grafton
1829Green MantleGeorge DockerayCharles Marson2nd Marquess of Exeter
1830VariationGeorge EdwardsBobby PettitWilliam Scott Stonehewer
1831OxygenJohn Barham DayRobert Stephenson4th Duke of Grafton
1832GalataPatrick ConollyCharles Marson2nd Marquess of Exeter
1833VespaJem ChappleH. ScottSir Mark Wood
1834PussyJohn Barham DayW. DayThomas Cosby
1835Queen of TrumpsTommy LyeJohn BlenkhornEdward Lloyd-Mostyn
1836CyprianBill ScottJohn ScottJohn Scott
1837Miss LettyJohn HolmesIsaac BladesThomas Orde-Powlett
1838IndustryBill ScottJohn Scott6th Earl of Chesterfield
1839DeceptionJohn Barham DayW. TreenFulwar Craven
1840CrucifixJohn Barham DayJohn Barham DayLord George Bentinck
1841GhuzneeBill ScottJohn Scott1st Marquess of Westminster
1842Our NellTommy LyeTom DawsonGeorge Dawson
1843PoisonFrank ButlerR. FisherGeorge Samuel Ford
1844The PrincessFrank ButlerJohn ScottGeorge Anson
1845RefractionHenry BellJohn Kent Jr.5th Duke of Richmond
1846MendicantSam DayJohn DayJohn Gully
1847MiamiSim TemplemanW. BeresfordSir Joseph Hawley
1848CymbaSim TemplemanJohn DayHarry Hill
1849Lady EvelynFrank ButlerTom Taylor6th Earl of Chesterfield
1850RhedycinaFrank ButlerWilliam GoodwinGeorge Hobson
1851IrisFrank ButlerJohn ScottLord Stanley
1852SongstressFrank ButlerJohn ScottJohn Scott
1853Catherine HayesCharles MarlowMathew DawsonJohn Don-Wauchope
1854MincemeatJack CharltonWilliam GoodwinWilliam Cookson
1855MarchionessSim TemplemanJohn ScottWilliam Rudston-Read
1856MincepieAlfred DayJohn DayHarry Hill
1857Blink BonnyJack CharltonWilliam I'AnsonWilliam I'Anson
1858Governess [a]Tom AshmallTom EskrettWilliam Gratwicke
1859SummersideGeorge FordhamTom Taylor1st Baron Londesborough
1860ButterflyJim SnowdenG. OatesRichard Eastwood
1861Brown DuchessLuke SnowdenJoseph SaxonJoseph Saxon
1862Feu de JoieTom ChalonerJames GoddingRichard Naylor
1863Queen BerthaTom AldcroftJohn Scott6th Viscount Falmouth
1864Fille de l'AirArthur EdwardsTom Jennings Sr.Frédéric de Lagrange
1865RegaliaJohn NormanWilliam HarlockWilliam Graham
1866TormentorJimmy MannC. BlantonBenjamin Ellam
1867HippiaJohn DaleyJoseph HayhoeMayer A. de Rothschild
1868FormosaGeorge FordhamHenry WoolcottWilliam Graham
1869BrigantineTom Cannon Sr.William DaySir Frederick Johnstone
1870GamosGeorge FordhamHenry WoolcottWilliam Graham2:46.50
1871HannahCharlie MaidmentJoseph HayhoeMayer A. de Rothschild2:51.00
1872ReineGeorge FordhamTom Jennings Sr.Claude Joachim Lefèvre
1873Marie StuartTom Cannon Sr.Robert PeckJames Merry
1874ApologyJohn Osborne Jr.William OsborneJohn King2:48.00
1875SpinawayFred ArcherMathew Dawson6th Viscount Falmouth
1876(dh)CameliaEnguerrandeTom GloverHudsonT. CunningtonC. WetherallFrédéric de LagrangeAuguste Lupin
1877PlacidaHarry JefferyJoseph MarshJohn Fiennes2:54.50
1878JannetteFred ArcherMathew Dawson6th Viscount Falmouth2:54.00
1879Wheel of FortuneFred ArcherMathew Dawson6th Viscount Falmouth3:02.00
1880Jenny HowletJim SnowdenWilliam I'Anson Jr.Charles Perkins2:49.00
1881ThebaisGeorge FordhamAlec Taylor Sr.William Stirling Crawfurd2:46.00
1882GeheimnissTom Cannon Sr.John Porter7th Earl of Stamford
1883Bonny JeanJohn WattsJoe Cannon5th Earl of Rosebery2:53.00
1884BusybodyTom Cannon Sr.Tom Cannon Sr.George Baird2:49.00
1885LonelyFred ArcherWilliam Gilbert Jr.5th Earl Cadogan2:44.00
1886Miss JummyJohn WattsRichard Marsh12th Duke of Hamilton2:54.40
1887Reve d'OrCharles WoodAlec Taylor Sr.8th Duke of Beaufort2:50.40
1888SeabreezeJack RobinsonJames Jewitt5th Baron Calthorpe2:42.8
1889L'Abbesse de JouarreJimmy WoodburnRobert SherwoodLord Randolph Churchill2:45.00
1890MemoirJohn WattsGeorge Dawson6th Duke of Portland2:40.80
1891MimiFred RickabyMathew DawsonNoel Fenwick2:54.60
1892La FlecheGeorge BarrettJohn PorterBaron Maurice de Hirsch2:43.20
1893Mrs ButterwickJohn WattsGeorge Dawson6th Duke of Portland2:44.00
1894AmiableWalter BradfordGeorge Dawson6th Duke of Portland2:50.00
1895La SagesseSam LoatesMartin GurrySir James Miller2:48.80
1896Canterbury PilgrimFred RickabyGeorge Lambton16th Earl of Derby2:45.60
1897LimasolWalter BradfordTom Jennings Jr.2nd Baron Hindlip2:45.00
1898Airs and GracesWalter BradfordFred DayW. T. Jones2:45.20
1899MusaOtto MaddenHarry EnochDouglas Baird2:44.00
1900La RocheMorny CannonJohn Porter6th Duke of Portland2:48.20
1901Cap and BellsMilton HenrySam DarlingFoxhall Keene2:44.40
1902SceptreHerbert RandallBob SievierBob Sievier2:46.60
1903Our LassieMorny CannonCharles MortonJack Barnato Joel2:44.60
1904Pretty PollyWillie LanePeter GilpinEustace Loder2:46.20
1905Cherry LassHerbert JonesJack RobinsonWilliam Hall Walker2:38.00
1906KeystoneDanny MaherGeorge Lambton16th Earl of Derby2:38.60
1907Glass DollHerbert RandallCharles MortonJack Barnato Joel2:42.00
1908SignorinettaBilly BullockOdoardo GinistrelliOdoardo Ginistrelli2:42.40
1909PerolaFrank WoottonSaunders DaviesWilliam Cooper2:39.80
1910RosedropCharlie TriggAlec Taylor Jr.Sir William Bass2:38.20
1911CherimoyaFred Winter Sr.Charlie MarshWilliam Broderick Cloete2:41.60
1912MirskaJoe ChildsTom Jennings Jr.Jean Prat2:43.00
1913JestFred Rickaby Jr.Charles MortonJack Barnato Joel2:37.60
1914Princess DorrieBill HuxleyCharles MortonJack Barnato Joel2:38.20
1915Snow MartenWalter GriggsPeter GilpinLudwig Neumann2:36.20
1916FifinellaJoe ChildsDick DawsonSir Edward Hulton2:35.00
1917Sunny JaneOtto MaddenAlec Taylor Jr.Waldorf Astor2:43.40
1918My Dear [b]Steve DonoghueAlec Taylor Jr.Alfred Cox2:34.80
1919BayudaJoe ChildsAlec Taylor Jr.Lady James Douglas2:37.20
1920CharlebelleAlbert WhalleySandy BraimeAlan Cunliffe2:38.20
1921Love in IdlenessJoe ChildsAlec Taylor Jr.Joseph Watson2:38.40
1922PogromTed GardnerAlec Taylor Jr.2nd Viscount Astor2:36.20
1923BrownhyldaVic SmythDick DawsonVicomte de Fontarce2:37.00
1924StraitlaceFrank O'NeillDawson WaughSir Edward Hulton2:47.00
1925Saucy SueFrank BullockAlec Taylor Jr.2nd Viscount Astor2:43.60
1926Short StoryBobby JonesAlec Taylor Jr.2nd Viscount Astor2:43.60
1927BeamTommy WestonFrank Butters3rd Earl of Durham2:34.60
1928TobogganTommy WestonFrank Butters17th Earl of Derby2:37.40
1929PennycomequickHenri JellissJoseph Lawson2nd Viscount Astor2:35.80
1930Rose of EnglandGordon RichardsThomas HoggLord Glanely2:39.00
1931BruletteCharlie ElliottFrank CarterCharles Birkin2:39.20
1932UdaipurMichael BearyFrank ButtersAga Khan III2:43.20
1933ChatelaineSam WraggFred TemplemanErnest Thornton-Smith2:36.80
1934Light BrocadeBrownie CarslakeFrank Butters5th Earl of Durham2:35.20
1935QuashedHenri JellissColledge LeaderLord Stanley2:41.40
1936Lovely RosaTommy WestonHarry CottrillSir Abe Bailey2:36.00
1937ExhibitionnistSteve DonoghueJoseph LawsonSir Victor Sassoon2:36.80
1938RockfelHarry WraggOssie BellSir Hugo Cunliffe-Owen2:37.00
1939GalateaBobby JonesJoseph LawsonRobert Sterling Clark2:40.60
1940GodivaDoug MarksWilliam Rose JarvisEsmond Harmsworth2:29.40
1941CommotionHarry WraggFred DarlingArthur Dewar2:35.60
1942Sun ChariotGordon RichardsFred DarlingKing George VI2:33.20
1943Why HurryCharlie ElliottNoel CannonJimmy Rank2:32.60
1944HycillaGeorges BridglandCecil Boyd-RochfortWilliam Woodward Sr.2:30.40
1945Sun StreamHarry WraggWalter Earl17th Earl of Derby2:30.00
1946Steady AimHarry WraggFrank ButtersSir Alfred Butt2:41.00
1947ImprudenceRae JohnstoneJoseph LieuxMrs Pierre Corbière2:40.00
1948MasakaBilly NevettFrank ButtersHH Aga Khan III2:40.60
1949MusidoraEdgar BrittCharles ElseyNorman Donaldson2:40.00
1950AsmenaRae JohnstoneCharles SemblatMarcel Boussac2:42.40
1951Neasham BelleStan ClaytonGeoffrey BrookeLionel Holliday2:41.20
1952FriezeEdgar BrittCharles ElseyAlexander Keith2:35.36
1953AmbiguityJoe MercerJack Colling3rd Viscount Astor2:36.48
1954Sun CapRae JohnstoneRichard CarverMrs Robert Forget2:39.12
1955MeldHarry CarrCecil Boyd-RochfortLady Zia Wernher2:47.48
1956SicarelleFreddie PalmerFrançois MathetSuzy Volterra2:42.00
1957CarrozzaLester PiggottNoel MurlessQueen Elizabeth II2:37.24
1958Bella PaolaMax GarciaFrançois MathetFrançois Dupré2:40.48
1959Petite EtoileLester PiggottNoel MurlessPrince Aly Khan2:35.48
1960Never Too LateRoger PoinceletEtienne PolletMrs Howell Jackson2:39.12
1961Sweet SoleraBill RickabyReginald DayMrs Magnus Castello2:39.24
1962MonadeYves Saint-MartinJoseph LieuxGeorge Goulandris2:38.12
1963NoblesseGarnie BougourePaddy PrendergastEvelyn Olin2:39.36
1964Homeward BoundGreville StarkeyJohn OxleyFoster Robinson2:49.36
1965Long LookJack PurtellVincent O'BrienJames Cox Brady Jr.2:39.56
1966ValorisLester PiggottVincent O'BrienCharles Clore2:39.35
1967PiaEdward HideBill ElseyCountess Batthyany2:38.34
1968La LaguneGérard ThiboeufFrançois BoutinHenry Berlin2:41.66
1969Sleeping PartnerJohn GortonDoug Smith6th Earl of Rosebery2:39.94
1970LupeSandy BarclayNoel MurlessGladys Joel2:41.46
1971Altesse RoyaleGeoff LewisNoel MurlessRoger Hue-Williams2:36.95
1972GinevraTony MurrayRyan PriceCharles St George2:39.35
1973MysteriousGeoff LewisNoel MurlessGeorge Pope Jr.2:36.31
1974PolygamyPat EdderyPeter WalwynLouis Freedman2:39.39
1975Juliette MarnyLester PiggottJeremy TreeJames Morrison2:39.10
1976PawneeseYves Saint-MartinAngel Penna Sr.Daniel Wildenstein2:35.25
1977DunfermlineWillie CarsonDick HernQueen Elizabeth II2:36.53
1978Fair SaliniaGreville StarkeyMichael StouteSven Hanson2:36.82
1979ScintillatePat EdderyJeremy TreeJames Morrison2:43.74
1980BiremeWillie CarsonDick HernDick Hollingsworth2:34.33
1981Blue WindLester PiggottDermot WeldDiana Firestone2:40.93
1982Time CharterBilly NewnesHenry CandyRobert Barnett2:34.21
1983Sun PrincessWillie CarsonDick HernSir Michael Sobell2:40.98
1984Circus PlumeLester PiggottJohn DunlopSir Robin McAlpine2:38.97
1985Oh So SharpSteve CauthenHenry CecilSheikh Mohammed2:41.37
1986Midway LadyRay CochraneBen HanburyHarry Ranier2:35.60
1987UniteWalter SwinburnMichael StouteSheikh Mohammed2:38.17
1988DiminuendoSteve CauthenHenry CecilSheikh Mohammed2:35.02
1989Snow Bride [c]Steve CauthenHenry CecilSaeed bin M. Al Maktoum2:34.22
1990SalsabilWillie CarsonJohn DunlopHamdan Al Maktoum2:38.70
1991Jet Ski LadyChristy RocheJim BolgerMaktoum Al Maktoum2:37.30
1992User FriendlyGeorge DuffieldClive BrittainBill Gredley2:39.77
1993IntrepidityMichael RobertsAndré FabreSheikh Mohammed2:34.19
1994BalanchineFrankie DettoriHilal IbrahimMaktoum / Godolphin2:40.37
1995MoonshellFrankie DettoriSaeed bin SuroorMaktoum / Godolphin2:35.44
1996Lady CarlaPat EdderyHenry CecilWafic Saïd2:35.55
1997Reams of VerseKieren FallonHenry CecilKhalid Abdullah2:35.59
1998ShahtoushMichael KinaneAidan O'BrienNagle / Magnier2:38.23
1999RamrumaKieren FallonHenry CecilPrince Fahd bin Salman2:38.72
2000Love DivineRichard QuinnHenry CecilLordship Stud2:43.11
2001ImagineMichael KinaneAidan O'BrienNagle / Magnier2:36.70
2002KazziaFrankie DettoriSaeed bin SuroorGodolphin2:44.52
2003Casual LookMartin DwyerAndrew BaldingWilliam S. Farish III2:38.07
2004Ouija BoardKieren FallonEd Dunlop19th Earl of Derby2:35.41
2005EswarahRichard HillsMichael JarvisHamdan Al Maktoum2:39.00
2006AlexandrovaKieren FallonAidan O'BrienMagnier / Tabor / Smith2:37.71
2007Light ShiftTed DurcanHenry CecilNiarchos Family2:40.38
2008Look HereSeb SandersRalph BeckettJulian Richmond-Watson2:36.89
2009SariskaJamie SpencerMichael BellLady Bamford2:35.28
2010Snow FairyRyan MooreEd DunlopAnamoine Ltd2:35.77
2011Dancing RainJohnny MurtaghWilliam HaggasMartin and Lee Taylor2:41.73
2012WasSeamie HeffernanAidan O'BrienSmith / Magnier / Tabor2:38.68
2013TalentRichard HughesRalph BeckettJ Rowsell & M Dixon2:42.00
2014TaghroodaPaul HanaganJohn GosdenHamdan Al Maktoum2:34.89
2015QualifyColm O'DonoghueAidan O'BrienChantal Regalado-Gonzalez2:37.41
2016MindingRyan MooreAidan O'BrienSmith / Magnier / Tabor2:42.66
2017EnableFrankie DettoriJohn GosdenKhalid Abdullah2:34.13
2018Forever TogetherDonnacha O'BrienAidan O'BrienSmith / Magnier / Tabor2:40.39
2019AnapurnaFrankie DettoriJohn GosdenHelena Springfield Ltd2:36.09
2020Love[d]Ryan MooreAidan O'BrienTabor Smith / Magnier2:34.06
2021SnowfallFrankie DettoriAidan O'BrienSmith / Magnier / Tabor2:42.67
2022TuesdayRyan MooreAidan O'BrienMagnier / Tabor / Smith / Westerberg2:37.83
2023Soul SisterFrankie DettoriJohn & Thady GosdenLady Bamford2:36.41

Epsom Oaks Previous Result

Check out this result from the Epsom Racecourse:

Epsom Oaks Stats

  • All recent Oaks winners ran within the previous five weeks and most had finished either first or second on their previous outing.
  • Anapurna (2019) was the only recent winner to have raced over a 1 mile 4 furlongs on her previous start.
  • Pedigree analysis can usually give a good indication of whether a filly is likely to stay the Oaks trip and handle the challenges of Epsom Downs.
  • About two-thirds of recent winners had won over a mile and a quarter or further.
  • An official rating of 102 or higher is usually required to win here and around a quarter of recent winners had already won a Group race.

Top Trainers and Jockeys of The English Oaks

Aidan O’Brien has trained the winner of this Group 1 race in early June on eight occasions including five of the ten renewals between 2011 and 2020. Love (2020) provided him with his fourth victory in a six-year period. He is still five winners behind the thirteen victories of Robert Robson between 1802 and 1825.

The only trainer to rival O’Brien in recent years has been John Gosden, successful with Taghrooda (2014), Enable (2017) and Anapurna (2019).

Frank Buckle rode 9 Oaks winners between 1797 and 1823.

Frankie Dettori rode his first Oaks winner on Balanchine in 1994. He followed up on Moonshell in 1995 and Kazzia in 2002, all three in the colours of the Godolphin operation. He has since forged a new partnership with John Gosden for whom he rode his fourth and fifth victories on Enable and Anapurna.

Betting on the Betfred Epsom Oaks 2023

Ante-post betting on the Epsom Oaks is available throughout the year.

The first serious betting activity begins with the staying two-year-old races such as the May Hill Stakes and the Fillies’ Mile.

The 1000 Guineas has a big impact on the Oaks betting and often establishes a clear favourite for the race.

Bookmakers can offer “non-runner – no bet” in the build-up to the race and new customers enhanced odds on the Oaks favourite to a limited stake. Although the Oaks rarely attracts a large field, recent results offer plenty of encouragement for each-way betting.

If you are looking to bet online we recommend the following great deals with the leading bookmakers shown on this page.

Popular Questions

What time is the Oaks at Epsom?

The Epsom Oaks race will start at 4:30pm.

What date is the Epsom Oaks?

The Epsom Oaks will take place on Friday the 3rd of June 2022.

Summary of the Epsom Oaks

The Epsom Oaks is one of the top races of the season and often reveals a top-class filly.

The likes of Oh So Sharp, Ouija Board and Enable have gone on to become stars of the turf.

The Oaks also sets the scene perfectly for the Derby and regularly features a clash between the top stables of Aidan O’Brien and John Gosden.

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