The 209th Oaks Stakes took place on Saturday 6th June 1987 and was won by Unite (11/1), by Kris out of Pro Patria trained by Michael Stoute, who won by 5 lengths in 2 mins 38.17 secs. The winner won £148,650 (Equivalent to £399,900 in 2017) and there were 11 runners.

The following Epsom Oaks 1987 clip is a 2 minute 57 secs clip from Youtube


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
UNITE Walter Swinburn Michael Stoute Sheikh Mohammed 11/1
BOURBON GIRL Cash Asmussen Barry Hills Khalid Abdullah 12/1
THREE TAILS Willie Carson John Dunlop Sheikh Mohammed 3/1
BINT PASHA T Quinn Paul Cole Fahd Salman 66/1
SAKURA REIKO Anthony Cruz P-L Biancome Zen Enshoku 6/1
MOUNTAIN MEMORY Brian Rouse Peter Walwyn Hesmonds Stud Ltd 40/1
BALABINA Pat Eddery Jeremy Tree Khalid Abdullah 4/1
HONEY LINE Ray Cochrane Henry Candy Ivan Allan 25/1
SCINITARRA Steve Cauthen Henry Cecil Sheikh Mohammed 5/2
ON THE STAFF Billy Newnes Henry Candy Sir Phillip Oppenheimer 25/1
BRACORINA Tony Ives John Dunlop 100/1
      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