It's time to be be in sync with the high life and race ahead at The Zoom Indian Oaks, India's richest race for fillies with Rs 7 million as prize money. High class, high style and highest stakes. There is a story behind this exotic derby that a loyalist must delve into.The Oaks is named after the Earl of Derby's estate ''The Oaks'' in Carshalton. At a dinner party held there, the Earl and his friends planned a sweep-stake for three year old fillies over a distance of one and a half miles (2414 mts.) and this was first run way back in 1779. It was won by Earls own horse ''Bridget''. Hence ''The Oaks'' came into being. And is here today to be witnessed by you.The Indian Oaks (Gr.1), which was first run in 1943-1944 in India, for 4 year old thorough bred fillies is run over a distance of one mile and four furlongs. It has been contested in January except twice, when it was run on 1st February. It is one of the five Indian classic races and is restricted to fillies. Here is information on the winning horses that will stir your derby IQ right away. Interestingly, there were 16 fillies so far who have bagged the ''Fillies Double'', i.e. Indian 1000 Guineas and Indian Oaks, ''VICTORIOUS'', ''HER MAJESTY'', ''GAMBLE FOR LOVE'', ''TOSCA', 'NEOLIGHT', 'SUNNY DOWNS'', ''MEHERBAAN'', ''RADHAPYARI'', ''ELEGANCE'', ''HELIANTHA'', ''GAZAB, ''REPRINT'', ''HIGHLAND RULE'', ''POTENTIAL CHAMPION'', ''GOLDEN TREASURE ,''FOREST FANTASY'' and ''JACQUELINE''A. L. J. Talib twice trained the winners of the Indian Oaks in three consecutive years. He first did it with LIBERTY BELLE, ''GAMBLE FOR LOVE, NAVARATNA. He followed up with ''TOSCA'', ''NEOLIGHT'' and ''ROSALINDA'' later.The largest winning margin is by ''LADY MADONNA'' in the year 1975. She won by a margin of distance, owned by S. M. Ruia, R. J. Sigtia and N. R. Ruia, trained by Uttam Singh and ridden by E. Johnson. Incidentally this also happens to be the fillys maiden win.Some of the fillies to have won the Oaks and Derby are ''CHAKORI'', ''ROSE DE BAHAMA'', ''ROSE ROYAL'', ''FAIR HAVEN'', ''REVELATION'', ''STARFIRE GIRL'', ''AMAZING BAY'', ''JACQUELINE'' and ''MOONLIGHT ROMANCE'The leading Owner who has won this race the maximum times till date is HH Maharaja Madhavrao Scindia & Partners (4 times), the leading Trainers are ALJ Talib and Uttam Singh (7 times each), and the leading Jockey to have won this race the maximum times is S. Chavan (5 times)The Zoom Indian Oaks Race consists of 10 races during that day with the last race ending by 6 pm. Derby lovers please note that the races start sharp at 1.30pm and the Zoom Indian Oaks sharp at 5 pm.