1/ST Racing Tour Continues Saturday With Florida Derby Live On CNBC, Peacock - Horse Racing News | Paulick Report

1/ST Racing Tour Continues Saturday With Florida Derby Live On CNBC, Peacock

NBC Sports presents live coverage of the $1 million Florida Derby (G1), a key prep race ahead of the 149th Kentucky Derby, as part of the 1/ST RACING TOUR this Saturday, April 1, live at 6 p.m. ET on CNBC and Peacock from 1/ST's Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

2023 Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) winner Forte, who currently sits fourth in the Road to the Kentucky Derby standings, is the ⅘ morning-line favorite in the 1 ⅛-mile Florida Derby and looks to capture his fourth Grade 1 stakes race.

The Florida Derby will award a total of 200 Kentucky Derby qualification points, with 100 going to the winner of the race.

Ahmed Fareed hosts Saturday's coverage alongside analysts Jerry Bailey, the Hall of Fame jockey who has won the Florida Derby three times, and Randy Moss.

The Florida Derby marks the second of three consecutive Saturday afternoons with Kentucky Derby prep races coverage across NBC, CNBC and Peacock, continuing with the Blue Grass Stakes (G1) and Santa Anita Derby (G1) on April 8 at 4 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock.

NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app will stream live coverage to desktops, mobile, tablets, and connected TVs via authentication, giving consumers additional value to their subscription service, and making high-quality content available to MVPD customers both in and out of the home and on multiple platforms.


NBC Sports is the exclusive home to the most important and prestigious events in horse racing, including the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, the Breeders' Cup World Championships, Royal Ascot, and Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series.

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