Welcome to the 13th 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 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 18.
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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$1 million Preakness Stakes (G1) * Pimlico * 5/18 * Approx. Post - 6:240 pm ET
Preakness Stakes Horse Bios (Preakness.com)
Lukas Confident in Preakness Triple Threat (The Blood-Horse)
Andrew Beyer: Hard to imagine Derby form won't travel to Baltimore (Daily Racing Form)
Preakness Stakes Betting Preview (PregameTV)
Preakness Stakes Video: Al Stall Jr. (The Blood-Horse)
Preakness Stakes Betting Guide (SB Nation)
Preakness Stakes: Orb inspires confidence in McGaughey (Daily Racing Form)
Triple Crown Insider Video Preview (The Blood-Horse)
Shug McGaughey raves about Preakness Stakes favorite Orb (NY Daily News)
That Handicapping Show: Preakness Stakes (The Blood-Horse)
Preakness Stakes Video Preview (Daily Racing Form)
Departing Sees Pimlico for First Time (The Blood-Horse)
Preakness Preview: Orb is Everyone's Target (The Blood-Horse)
Preakness Stakes pedigree analysis: Who is bred for the distance? (Daily Racing Form)
Pimlico: Track bias a key to cashing on Preakness Day (Daily Racing Form)
Steven Crist: Each of Orb’s races is better than the last (Daily Racing Form)
Complete Kentucky Derby Prep Schedule with Point Values - KentuckyDerby.com
Road to the Kentucky Derby Points Leaderboard - 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