The 116th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 8th June 1894 and was won by Amiable (7/1), by St Simon out of Tact trained by George Dawson, who won by 3/4 of a length in 2 mins 50.00 secs. The winner won £4,825 (Equivalent to £569,400 in 2017) and there were 11 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner
AMIABLE Walter Bradford George Dawson 6th Duke of Portland 7/1
SWEET DUCHESS S Chandley Sir R W Griffith 20/1
SARANA Fred Finlay Lord Cadogan 7/1
VENIA Morny Cannon Mr Tom Cannon 100/9
GO LIGHTLY J Watts Mr J Jewitt 6/1
ROYAL VICTORIA F Webb Sir J Blundell 6/1
MECCA F Allsopp Mr Manton 100/12
LA NIEVRE Tommy Loates Baron de Rothschild 7/2
HETTIE SORREL F Pratt Mr R B Brett 20/1
SANDERLING Sam Loates Duke of Westminster 100/7
SWEET MUSCAT Calder Mr W F Haines 20/1
    Over Round 117%
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