The 31st Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 19th May 1809 and was won by Maid of Orleans (100/6), by Sorcerer out of Sister to Champion trained by Robert Robson, who won by a length. The winner won £997 (Equivalent to £81,400 in 2017) and there were 11 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
MAID OF ORLEANS Ben Moss Robert Robson General John Leveson-Gower 100/6
ZAIDA     Sir G Webster 8/1
SPINDLE     Mr Wilson 9/2
CHRYSEIS     General Grosvenor 3/1
POPPY     Lord F G Osborne 25/1
CASTANEA     Lord Egremont 11/1
VISCOUNTESS     Mr Howorth 25/1
BRITANNIA     Mr Lake 7/2
PROPHETESS     Mr Lawrell 25/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY GUHANNA     Mr Blachford 25/1
DEE NYMPH     Lord Grosvenor 25/1
Note that only horses priced at 100/6 or better were recorded, all others have been allocated 25/1 Over Round 111%
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