The 33rd running of the Irish Oaks was held on Wednesday 20th July 1927 over 1 1/2 miles of The Curragh, starting at the Howth Post. A pot of 2500 sovereigns was availble, 150 sovereigns to the second and 75 sovereigns to the third. The winner was owned by Mr M Field, trained by Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort at Newmarket, and ridden by Joe Childs. The winner won by a neck in 2 minute 37.6 seconds, with 5 lengths between second and third.


CINQ-A-SEPT (Chestnut filly by Roi Herode out of Rackety Coo) SR 1812

The winning owner won 2275 sovereigns, (The equivalent of £135,900 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 CINQ-A-SEPT 9.0 Joe Childs Mr M Field Cecil Boyd-Rochfort
2 LA DOUAIRIERE 9.0 Charlie Smirke HH Aga Khan R Dawson
3 WEST INDIES 9.4 Thomas Burns Lady Mahon F Grundy
4 NEVER CROSS 9.0 Henri Jelliss Lord Astor Alec Taylor
5 CRESTA RUN 9.10 E C Elliott Colonel Giles Loder Peter P Gilpin
6 VIXEN'S CHARM 9.0 Joe Canty Mr W Jackson M Dawson
7 MISS O'HARA 9.0 Morny Wing Miss A B Coyle F Grundy


Off 6 minutes late it was left to West Indies to set a strong pace at the main expense of Never Cross, with Vixen's Charm and Cresta Run close behind. This was the order for the first 6 furlongs, at which point the favourite Cresta Run took closer order in second place, with La Douairiere moving easily into third. West Indies was still at the head of affairs approaching the distance, but was challenged by both Cinq-a-Sept and La Douairiere, the former getting up by a neck, with 5 lengths back to the game West Indies in third.

Evens fav Cresta Run
4/1 Never Cross
5/1 West Indies
6/1 Cinq-a-Sept
100/8 La Douairiere
100/1 Miss O'Hara
100/1 Vixen's Charm
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