The 52nd Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 28th May 1830 and was won by Variation (28/1), by Bustard out of Johannah Southcote trained by Bobby Pettit, who won by 2 lengths. The winner won £2,225 (Equivalent to £275,000 in 2017) and there were 18 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
VARIATION George Edwards Bobby Pettit William Scott Stonehewer 28/1
MOUCHE H Edwards   Lord Sefton 9/2
JENNY VERTPRE Pavis   Mr Benson 25/1
CHARLOTTE WEST Robinson   Lord Jersey 3/1
MARIA T Lye   Lord Queensberry 10/1
ZILLAH Arnull   Lord Anson 12/1
LADY BLANCHE Darling   Mr Benson 20/1
BRAMBILLA J Day   Duke of Grafton 25/1
CITRON Sim Templeman   Mr Greatrex 50/1
JANETTE Wright   Duke of Richmond 50/1
DESIGN Chapple   Mr Sadler 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY BUSTARD Goodison   Mr Payne 4/1
SCHUMA Dockeray   Lord Exeter 50/1
VICTORINE F Buckle   Lord Lowther 12/1
VERDICT Wheatley   Lord Lowther 50/1
CARMINE Calloway   Mr Thornhill 50/1
RECOVERY Boast   Mr Batson 50/1
UNNAMED FILLY BY COMUS Wakefield   Sir G Heathcote 50/1
      Over Round 121%
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