The 82nd Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 25th May 1860 and was won by Butterfly (10/1), by Turnus out of Catherine, owned by Richard Eastwood, trained at Manor House, Middleham by George and William Oates, and ridden by Jim Snowden, winning by 1/2 length in 2 mins 56 secs. The winner won £3,995 (Equivalent to £463,400 in 2017) and there were 13 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BUTTERFLY Jim Snowden William and George Oates Mr Richard Eastwood 10/1
AVALANCHE Wells Mr Parr 100/8
CONTADINA Luke Snowden Mr Greville 12/1
RUPEE J Goater Mr Hamilton 5/2
SECLUSION Charlton Mr E Hall 9/2
SAGITTA Aldcroft Lord Derby 5/1
EMILY T French Lord Stamford 5/1
STOCKADE J Osborne Hon S Hawke 50/1
CHEESECAKE George Fordham Captain Christie 50/1
VESTA Hibburd   Sir C Monck 50/1
AURORA Custance   Mr F Robinson 50/1
VIATKA S Rogers   Mr Calder 14/1
ALLINGTON Plumb   Mr Gratwicke 50/1
      Over Round 120%
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