The 207th Oaks Stakes took place on Saturday 8th June 1985 and was won by Oh So Sharp (6/4 fav), by Kris out of Oh So Fair trained by Henry Cecil, who won by 6 lengths in 2 mins 41.37 secs. The winner won £111,744 (Equivalent to £330,800 in 2017) and there were 12 runners.

The following Epsom Oaks 1985 clip is a 3 minute 43 secs clip from Youtube


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
OH SO SHARP Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil Sheikh Mohammed 6/4
TRPTYCH Christy Roche David O'Brien Alan Clore 15/2
DUBIAN Pat Eddery Alec Stewart Mohammed Obaida 5/1
KILLINSKI Brian Rouse John Dunlop Sheikh Mohammed 11/1
BELLA COLORA Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute Helena Springfield Ltd 11/1
PERFECT MATCH Yves Saint-Martin Barry Hills Alan Clore 33/1
PETRADIA Philip Robinson Clive Brittain Marcos Lemos 100/1
MORNING DEVOTION Tony Ives Michael Stoute Robert Sangster 22/1
CALORGE Paul Kelleway Paul Kelleway Edward St George 66/1
ROMANTIC FEELING Robert Street Barry Hills Yazid Saud Al Saud 66/1
DANCE MACHINE Lester Piggott John Dunlop Cyril Humphries 10/1
DOMINO'S NURSE Cash Asmussen Michael Kauntze 40/1
      Over Round 106%
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