The 26th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 18th May 1804 and was won by Pelisse (4/5 fav), by Whiskey out of Prunella trained by Robert Robson, who won by a length. The winner won £656 (Equivalent to £62,300 in 2017) and there were 8 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
PELISSE William (Bill) Clift Robert Robson 3rd Duke of Grafton 4/5
SLIPPER     Lord Egremont 5/1
MAUD     Lord Derby 5/1
SPINAWAY     Mr Glover 20/1
PEGGY     Sir F Evelyn 20/1
HAUGHTY     Mr Browne 20/1
RINGTAIL     Lord Stawell 20/1
MAID OF KENT     Mr Coventry 20/1
Note that only horses priced at 5/1 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 20/1 Over Round 112%
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