The 25th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 27th May 1803 and was won by Theophania (5/2), by Delpini out of Violet trained by Sam King, who won by a length. The winner won £656 (Equivalent to £58,600 in 2017) and there were 7 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
THEOPHANIA Frank Buckle Sam King Sir Thomas Gascoigne 5/2
FANNY     Mr Harris 7/1
PARASOL     Duke of Grafton 2/1
ELIZABETH     Lord Stawell 8/1
PAMELA     Sir Charles Bunbury 8/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY DRIVER     Lord Egremont 20/1
SWEETHEART     Mr Stacpoole 20/1
Note that only horses priced at 8/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 20/1 Over Round 105%
For further information on this Classic race 'The Oaks Stakes' by Michael Church provides a comprehensive history of the great race. It is a limited edition volume, limited to 650 copies, and is available from Amazon ISBN 1910498289