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Newmarket trainer Charlie Appleby celebrates winning first Derby after 'Masar' upsets the odds

Charlie Appleby (left) celebrates alongside jockey William Buick (right). Credit: ITV Sport

Newmarket trainer Charlie Appleby is celebrating after his horse 'Masar' upset the odds to win the Derby at Epsom.

The Godolphin trained horse was only seen as a 16/1 shot heading into the race, but jockey William Buick completed a masterful ride to hand Appleby his first classic.

Aidan O'Brien's previously unbeaten 'Saxon Warrior', who had stormed to success at the 2,000 Guineas in Newmarket last month, was seen as the overwhelming favourite but could only finish fourth.

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Roaring Lion (6/1), trained by fellow Newmarket trainer John Gosden, claimed third place.

Following the race, a jubilant Appleby told ITV Racing that the victory was a dream come true.

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Masar was a 16/1 shot before the race. Credit: PA

"It's not sunk in yet," he said.

"I'm delighted for His Highness Sheikh Mohammed. Firstly for giving me the position to be here. I've always said when I started this job I wanted to be the first person to have a Derby winner in Godolphin blue.

"I must thank my team at home. Brett Doyle has done a fantastic job with this horse, the whole team has.

"William gave him the perfect ride round there."