The 130th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 5th June 1908 and was won by Signorinetta (3/1), by Chaleureux out of Signorina trained by Cavaliere Eduardo Ginistrelli, who won by 3/4 length and 2 lengths in 2 mins 42.40 secs. The winner won £4,950 (Equivalent to £544,500 in 2017) and there were 13 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SIGNORINETTA Billy Bullock Cavaliere Eduardo Ginistrelli Cavaliere Eduardo Ginistrelli 3/1
COURTESY William Griggs Lord Falmouth 100/7
SANTEVE W Higgs Mr G Edwardes 1007
BRACELET Mr Thursby Mr W P Purefoy 100/7
DUEGNA Danny Maher Lord Sefton 100/6
FRENCH PARTRIDGE C Leader Major Loder 50/1
PERSUASION H Randall Mr Solly Joel 50/1
REINE CLAUDE W Saxby Lord Hamilton of Dalzell 50/1
RHODORA J Lyne Mr R Croker 6/4
SIBERIA Bernard Dillon Mr Ludwig Neumann 20/1
ELM TWIG Herbert Jones Mr Hall Walker 20/1
RUBRA Otto Madden Mr L de Rothschild 50/1
JAUITZA Charlie Trigg Mr Singer 50/1
      Over Round 112%
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