The 76th running of the Irish Oaks was held on Saturday 18th July 1970 over 1 1/2 miles of The Curragh, starting at the Howth Post. The value of the winner was £20,471. The winner was owned by Mr S O'Flaherty, trained by Charlie Milbank and ridden by Lester Piggott. The winner won by 3 lengths in 2 minutes 34.0 seconds, with 3 lengths between second and third.


SANTA TINA (Bay filly by Santa Claus out of Reine des Bois) SR 1923

The winning owner won £20,471, (The equivalent of £301,000 in today's terms based on Bank of England inflation calculator).

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Pos. Horse Weight Jockey Owner Trainer
1 SANTA TINA 9.0 Lester Piggott Mr S O'Flaherty Charlie Milbank
2 PARMELIA 9.0 Sandy Barclay Lord Howard de Walden Noel Murless
3 SWEET MIMOSA 9.0 George McGrath Mr Seamus McGrath Seamus McGrath
4 ARCTIC WAVE 9.0 Yves Saint Martin Mrs J Mullion F Palmer
5 WHITEFOOT 9.0 Jimmy Lindley Mr R B Moller Harry Wragg
6 NIAMARA 9.0 H Greenaway Countess Margit Batthyany Bill Elsey
7 CAT O'MOUNTAINE 9.0 J Coleman Mrs N Leggatt John Oxx
8 PLACE D'ETOILE 9.0 Johnny Roe C Gainsford St Lawrence Sir H Nugent
9 GLAD NEWS 9.0 Liam Ward Mr J McShain John Oxx
10 LOVELY KATE 9.0 L Johnson Mrs R McGrath Seamus McGrath
11 TIERCE 9.0 P Boothman Mrs V McCalmont Fetherstonhaugh
12 ROSE OF THE WEST 9.0 R Parnell Mr F Fagan Phil Canty
13 LAISSEZ FAIRE 9.0 T Murphy Mrs C Magnier C Magnier
5/2 Santa Tina        
3/1 Parmelia        
7/2 Sweet Mimosa        

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