The following Epsom Oaks 1981 clip is a 2 minute 49 secs clip from Youtube

The 203rd Oaks Stakes took place on Saturday 6th June 1981 and was won by Blue Wind (3/1 joint fav), by Lord Gayle out of Azurine trained by Dermot Weld, who won by 7 lengths in 2 mins 40.93 secs. The winner won £74,568 (Equivalent to £294,600 in 2017) and there were 12 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
BLUE WIND Lester Piggott Dermot Weld (Ire) Mrs Diana Firestone 3/1
MADAM GAY John Reid Paul Kelleway 10/1
LEAP LIVELY John Matthias Ian Balding 3/1
IVORY WINGS Philippe Paquet Francois Boutin (Fr) 25/1
GO LEASING Greville Starkey Guy Harwood 11/2
FRUITION Philip Robinson Paul Kelleway 100/1
RHEIN BRIDGE Edward Hide J W Watts 25/1
FIESTA FUN Paul Cook Paul Cole 100/1
CANTON LIGHTNING Steve Cauthen Barry Hills 33/1
HUMMING Willie Carson Major W R Hern 16/1
ALLEGRETTA Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute 33/1
TROPICARO Alain Lequeux Maurice Zilber (Fr) 6/1
      Over Round 110%
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