NINE hours after Mendelssohn rocked the world, Audible rocked Florida. Yes, a world away in distance and style, Audible waved the American flag with a consummate win in the Grade 1 Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park.

Sent off favourite, Audible and John Velazquez made sure there wasn’t an anxious moment, rating off the pace and moving when called to score by an easy three lengths over Hofburg, fresh out of a maiden win for Juddmonte and Bill Mott.