Epsom — Bookmakers feared Investec Derby favourite Saxon Warrior was "bomb-proof", but they were left smiling when 16-1 chance Masar beat the favourite and other well-fancied runners at Epsom on Saturday. Masar, ridden by William Buick, got home from this column’s 20-1 fancy, Dee Ex Bee, with Roaring Lion finishing third and Saxon Warrior fourth. "Punters have been left gobsmacked by the result with so much confidence surrounding Saxon Warrior. A win for Masar has saved the industry from a multimillion-pound payout," said a Ladbrokes spokesman. It was a mighty result for Team Godolphin and Masar’s trainer, Charlie Appleby, was the happiest man on Epsom Downs. "When I was appointed trainer five years ago it was always my goal to have a Derby win in the Godophin blue. I’m delighted to be here and part of it," he said. Winning jockey Buick said: "It’s something really special to win the Derby. it means the absolute world to me." Last Thursday this column stated: "This correspondent sha...

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