The 94th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 31st May 1872 and was won by Reine (5/2 fav), by Monarque out of Fille De L'Air trained by Tom Jennings, who won by 1/2 length in 2 mins 52 secs. The winner won £4,175 (Equivalent to £451,000 in 2017) and there were 17 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
REINE George Fordham Tom Jennings Joachim Lefevre 5/2
LOUISE VICTORIA Custance Mr Cartwright 3/1
GUADALOUPE J Snowden Sir R Bulkeley 30/1
CHANCE Maidment Baron Rothschild 11/1
ARETHUSA Butler Lord Durham 50/1
MADGE WILDFIRE Morris Mr Bowes 40/1
SMOKE E Martin Mr W Vaughan 100/1
BEEHIVE Parry Colonel Forester 25/1
VIOLETTA Tom Cannon Lord Anglesey 20/1
MILLINER J Osborne Mr Lanudes 33/1
GEORGIE Jeffery Mr Chaplin 9/1
CATHERINE T Chaloner Mr J Watson 6/1
LANDLADY F Webb Mr Cartwright 25/1
CALVIA T French Mr T V Morgan 100/1
LOUISE Wyatt Mr Bruton 100/1
MERRY & WISE J Goater Mr G Lambert 30/1
PHYA Huxtable Mr Cross 100/1
    Over Round 115%
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