The 111th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 7th June 1889 and was won by L'Abbesse de Jouarre (20/1), by Trappist out of Festive trained by Robert Sherwood, who won by a neck in 2 mins 45.00 secs. The winner won £2,600 (Equivalent to £312,000 in 2017) and there were 12 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner
L'ABBESSE DE JOUARRE J Woodburn Robert Sherwood Lord Randolph Churchill 20/1
MINTHE F Webb Mr Vyner 9/4
SECLUSION Sam Loates Mr H Milner 10/1
SWEETBRIAR Tommy Loates Sir R Jardine 9/2
WISHING GATE Fred Rickaby Mr J V Laurance 4/1
WRINKLE Robinson Mr De La Rue 10/1
VIRGIN QUEEN G Chaloner Captain Machell 20/1
CHERRY BOUNCE Morny Cannon Prince Soltykoff 33/1
HELIOSCENE Calder Mr J H Houldsworth 20/1
CRINIERE F Barrett Baron de Rothschild 100/8
POLKA G Barrett Lord Cadogan 100/6
DARK BLUE Tom Cannon jnr Duke of Beaufort 33/1
Note: The above image of Lord Randolph Churchill is shown courtesy of Mackintosh Volume 1 1906 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