The 158th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 29th May 1936 and was won by Lovely Rosa (33/1), by Tolgus out of Napoule trained by Harry Cottrill, who won by 3/4 length in 2 mins 36.0 secs, with 2 lengths back to the third. The winner won £7,669 (Equivalent to £500,800 in 2017) and there were 17 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
LOVELY ROSA Tommy Weston Harry Cottrill Sir Abe Bailey 33/1
BARROWBY GEM Pat Beasley Templemann Sir F Eley 22/1
FEOLA Freddie Fox W Jarvis Lord Derby 10/1
TRAFFIC LIGHT R Dick Lawson Lord Astor 11/2
SALOPETTE Michael Beary F S Butters Mr A Barclay 33/1
SILVER BIRCH Gordon Richards Frank Butters Mr E Harmsworth 100/30
VEUVE CLICQUOT Eph Smith Jack Jarvis Sir Jack Jarvis 100/8
TIDE-WAY Richard Perryman Colledge Leader Lord Derby 3/1
HER SISTER Charlie Smirke Frank Butters HH Aga Khan 20/1
TRELISSIA Bobby Jones Jack Jarvis Sir W Burbidge 33/1
ROYALEBUCHY R Brethes R Dawson Marquis de San-Miguel 6/1
CHIBERTA H Jelliss L Braime Major Barclay 33/1
BEAUTIFUL GIRL Tommy Burns Atty Persse Lady Enid Chesterfield 33/1
MISS WINDSOR Brownie Carslake M Marsh Maharaja of Rajpinla 100/7
DETENTION Steve Donoghue B Jarvis Sir Victor Sassoon 33/1
CHINESE STAR F Lane F S Butters Mr C Morriss 33/1
THALIA J Marshall Walter Nightingall Mr Berner 33/1

In the Official 3-Y-O Free Handicap Derby winner Mahmoud was rated 1lb higher than 2000 Guineas winner Pay Up, 4lbs higher than St Leger winner Boswell, 17lbs higher than 1000 Guineas winner Tide-Way, and fully 21lbs higher than Oaks winner Lovely Rosa. Based on their entire career performances this site rates Mahmoud 3lbs higher than Pay Up, 6lbs higher than Boswell, 12lbs higher than Tide-Way and 18lbs higher than Lovely Rosa.

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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