The 38th running of the Irish Oaks was held on Thursday 21st July 1932 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 E J Hope, trained by Ruttle, and ridden by E Martin Quirke. The winner won by half a length in 2 minute 44.2 seconds, with 2 lengths between second and third.


SANTARIA (Chestnut filly by Santorb out of Orangeade) SR 1866

The winning owner won 2275 sovereigns, (The equivalent of £151,000 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 SANTARIA 9.0 E Martin Quirke Mr E J Hope Ruttle
2 PETONI 9.4 John Doyle Mr D Cogan Magee
3 DILLY DALLY 9.4 Morny Wing Mr H J Delaforce Colonel Blake
4 GILNAHIRK 9.0 Joe Canty Major Daniel Dixon Philip Behan
5 HAUGHTIEST 9.0 J Evans Mr Peter Fitzgerald J J Parkinson
6 ACCELERATE 9.0 E Gardner Mr J T Rogers John T Rogers
7 LA SORCIERE 9.0 M Barrett Mr Gould Shaw Slocock
8 DOMREMY 9.0 Thomas Burns Count McCormack R More O'Ferrall
9 ROSALEEN 9.0 A Barrett Mr H Kennedy C Prendergast


This was billed as a match between the Irish 1000 Guineas winner Petoni and the third that day, Dilly Dally, while La Sorciere was unplaced in the same race. The race got off at 3.44pm, just 4 minutes after time, and it was Santaria who set the early pace from Domremy, Petoni and Dilly Dally. This order was maintained until rounding the final bend when Domremy felt the pace too much and dropped tamely away. Entering the final furlong, Santaria still held a lead but was strongly challenged by Petoni. The long time leader held on gamely by half a length, with 2 lengths back to Dilly Dally.

6/4 fav Petoni
7/4 Dilly Dally
5/1 Santaria
6/1 Domrey
100/1 Gilnahirk
100/1 Haughtiest
100/1 Accelerate
100/1 La Sorciere
100/1 Rosaleen
  Over round 111%

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