The 205th Oaks Stakes took place on Saturday 4th June 1983 and was won by Sun Princess (6/1), by English Prince out of Sunny Valley trained by Dick Hern, who won by 12 lengths in 2 mins 40.98 secs. The winner won £99,788 (Equivalent to £324,300 in 2017) and there were 15 runners.

The following Epsom Oaks 1983 clip is a 2 minute 47 secs clip from Youtube


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
SUN PRINCESS Willie Carson Dick Hern Sir Michael Sobell 6/1
ACCLIMATISE Geoff Baxter Bruce Hobbs 20/1
NEW COINS Paddy Young Ben Hanbury 66/1
SHORE LINE Billy Newnes Henry Candy 16/1
SKI SAILING Steve Cauthen Barry Hills Sheikh Mohammed 7/2
CORMORANT WOOD Lester Piggott Barry Hills Sir Robin McAlpine 11/1
ROYAL HEROINE Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute Robert Sangster 11/2
SUL-EL-AH Philip Waldron Paul Kelleway 100/1
CURRENT RAISER Tony Ives Clive Brittain 25/1
GHALYA Brian Rouse John Dunlop Sheikh Mohammed 50/1
ALEXANDRIE Freddie Head Alec Head 11/4
MYTINIA Paul Cook Major W R Hern 50/1
FIELDS OF SPRING Greville Starkey Ian Balding Paul Mellon 50/1
ACORAS PREDICTION Ian Jenkinson M Haynes 500/1
HAGEN'S HOLLY J H Brown R Williams 500/1
      Over Round 107%
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