The 145th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 8th June 1923 and was won by Brownhylda (10/1), by Stedfast out of Valkyrie trained by Dick Dawson, who won by a neck in 2 mins 37.00 secs. The winner won £8,105 (Equivalent to £423,000 in 2017) and there were 12 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BROWNHYLDA Vic Smyth Dick Dawson E W Dunn 10/1
SHROVE Charlie Elliott Dawson Waugh Sir Edward Hulton 14/1
TERESINA George Hulme R Dawson HH Aga Khan 8/1
TRANQUIL E Gardner George Lambton Lord Derby Evens
SHRI G Archibald Bewicke Mr F Straker 9/1
DAUGHTER-IN-LAW Freddie Fox Cole Mr Clare Vyner 25/1
SUNRISING W Lister R Day Mr Donald Fraser 25/1
SPLENDID JAY Frank Bullock Alec Taylor Lord Astor 10/1
MARCIGNY'S DAUGHTER Tommy Burns Murphy Mr J Musker 25/1
LUNE DE MIEL Joe Childs Captain Cecil Boyd-Rochfort Lady Nunburnholme 16/1
SOLICITUDE Henri Jelliss B Jarvis Mr J P Hornung 16/1
POLYDARA Steve Donoghue Souray Lady Tordington 25/1
      Over Round 124%
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