Welcome to the 11th edition of the National HBPA's Quest for the Crown, a weekly look at the major prep races on the road to the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes.
Below you will find a variety of links to previews, analysis, video, free PPs and more for the $175,000 Derby Trial Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs on April 27.
After the links, you will also find useful information about the Kentucky Derby prep race schedule, points standings and leading contenders.
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$175,000 Derby Trial (G3) * Churchill Downs * 4/27 * Approx. Post - 10:42 pm ET
'Wild Card' Derby Trial Not A Misnomer (The Downey Profile)
Kentucky Derby panel discussion and Derby Trial preview (Thoroughbred Daily News)
Pletcher Duo Top Field for Saturday's Derby Trial (KentuckyDerby.com)
Capo Bastone Returns to Dirt in Derby Trial (The Blood-Horse)
Churchill Downs: Titletown Five among Derby Trial candidates (Daily Racing Form)
Derby Trial Video Preview (Daily Racing Form)
Kentucky Derby: Trial critical to Titletown Five's chances of making field (Daily Racing Form)
Kentucky Derby: Trial's 20 points can mean entry (Daily Racing Form)
Complete Kentucky Derby Prep Schedule with Point Values - KentuckyDerby.com
Road to the Kentucky Derby Points Leaderboard - KentuckyDerby.com
Kentucky Derby Future Wager Info - KentuckyDerby.com
Kentucky Derby Power Rankings from Leading Handicappers - KentuckyDerby.com
Profiles of Leading Kentucky Derby Contenders - KentuckyDerby.com
Daily Racing Form's Derby Top 20 - DailyRacingForm.com
Free Feature Portfolio with Pedigree and Dam Info on Top 3YO Horses - equineline.com
The Paulick Report's Bullet Train presents Derby Dreams - PaulickReport.com
Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen - BloodHorse.com