The 186th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 5th June 1964 and was won by Homeward Bound (100/7), by Alycidon out of Sabie River trained by John Oxley, who won by 2 lengths in 2 mins 49.36 secs. The winner won £33,311 (Equivalent to £639,600 in 2017) and there were 18 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
HOMEWARD BOUND Greville Starkey John Oxley Sir Foster Robinson 100/7
WINDMILL GIRL Joe Mercer Arthur Budgett Mr A M Budgett 50/1
LA BAMBA Jean Duforge G Watson (Fr) Baron Guy de Rothschild 10/1
PATTI G Bougoure Paddy Prendergast Lady Beatrice Granard 3/1
ALL SAVED Lester Piggott S McGrath (Ire) Mr J McGrath 100/6
BEAUFRONT Doug Smith J Watts Mr R Stanley 9/2
YOUNG MAN'S FANCY Willie Carr G Brooke Mr D G Van Clief 50/1
SPARE FILLY Eph Smith R Read Mrs R Read 50/1
ARNICA Yves Saint-Martin Francois Mathet (Fr) Mr A Pleach 6/1
ROYAL DANSEUSE Johnny Roe S McGrath Mr J McGrath 10/1
BRONZINA Bruce Raymond J Clayton Marchese I Della Rocchetta 50/1
ROSE ROCK Jimmy Lindley W Nightingall Mrs D M Honner 50/1
PADDY'S SONG Joe Sime Sam Hall Mr F N Shane 20/1
MEALASTA Ron Hutchinson Jack Jarvis Mr H D H Wills 40/1
ALZARA Paul Tulk J A Waugh Sir Malcolm McAlpine 33/1
CURSORIAL Geoff Lewis W Wharton Major L B Holliday 50/1
WORDS AND MUSIC Bill Williamson H Blagrave Mr H G Blagrave 40/1
SOUND OF MUSIC Scobie Breasley Gordon Richards Mr J S Gerber 33/1
      Over Round 116%
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