Welcome to the 12th edition of the National HBPA's Quest for the Crown, a weekly look at the major prep races on the road Triple Crown, plus previews of 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 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 4.
After the links, you will also find useful information about the Kentucky Derby prep race schedule, points standings and leading contenders.
If you have a link to suggest, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also post your comments or selections to this blog by clicking the comment link at the bottom of this posting.
$2 million Kentucky Derby (G1) * Churchill Downs * 5/4 * Approx. Post - 6:24 pm ET
Profiles of All Kentucky Derby Entrants (KentuckyDerby.com)
Louisville Courier-Journal Kentucky Derby Coverage
Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky Derby Coverage
Kentucky Derby Preview (Sports Illustrated)
Andrew Beyer’s Kentucky Derby Preview (Washington Post)
Video: Tom Amoss and Mylute (The Blood-Horse)
Video: Rick Pitino and Goldencents (The Blood-Horse)
Video: Dallas Stewart on Golden Soul (The Blood-Horse)
Video: And They're Off Kentucky Derby Edition (The Blood-Horse)
TVG to Offer Derby, Oaks Programming (The Blood-Horse)
Churchill Downs: Kentucky Derby and Oaks cards offer wager for every bettor (Daily Racing Form)
Kentucky Derby workouts: Revolutionary back to normal routine (Daily Racing Form)
Kentucky Oaks final clocker's report: Midnight Lucky gets the nod (Daily Racing Form)
Kentucky Derby: Orb favorite from post 16; Verrazano to break from 14 (Daily Racing Form)
Kentucky Derby: Verrazano tries to buck history (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