How Saturday's Florida Derby will affect the Kentucky Derby

04/02/2016 10:31 AM

The Kentucky Derby is still five weeks away, but the winner of Saturday’s Night’s Florida Derby may very well be the favorite in the May 7th Run for the Roses.

In the field for the The Florida event, are a pair of unbeatens, Nyquist and Mohaymen. It is unusual for elite Thoroughbreds to go head to head before the Kentucky Derby. But Thoroughbred Network’s Marc Johnson explains why tomorrow’s race is an exception, and how he thinks the Florida Derby will play out.

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