The following Epsom Oaks 1997 clip is a 4 minute 52 secs clip from Youtube

The 219th Oaks Stakes took place on Friday 6th June 1997 and was won by Reams of Verse (5/6 fav), by Nureyev out of Modena trained by Henry Cecil, who won by 1 1/2 lengths in 2 mins 35.59 secs. The winner won £182,250 (Equivalent to £313,500 in 2017) and there were 12 runners.


Horse Jockey Trainer Owner/Betting
REAMS OF VERSE Kieren Fallon Sir Henry Cecil Mr Kahlid Abdulla 5/6
GAZETTE ROYALE Jimmy Fortune J E Hammond Kazuko Yoshida 33/1
CROWN OF LIGHT Olivier Peslier Sir Michael Stoute Godolphin 11/1
YASHMAK Michael Kinane Sir Henry Cecil Khalid Abdullah 6/1
ETIOLE John Reid Peter Chapple-Hyam Mitaab Abdullah 66/1
EBADIYLA Johnny Murtagh John Oxx HH Aga Khan 15/2
BINT BALADEE Kevin Darley Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin 50/1
BOOK AT BEDTIME Pat Eddery C A Cyzer R M Cyzer 33/1
IMPERIAL SCHOLAR Ray Cochrane James Eustace Mr & Mrs M C Kwee 150/1
ATTIRE Michael Roberts Clive Brittain R A Pledger 33/1
SIYADAH Frankie Dettori Saeed bin Suroor Godolphin 11/1
UKRAINE VENTURE Willie Ryan S Woods Dr Frank S B Chao 25/1
      Over Round 113%
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