You won’t need to worry about snagging seats for the Triple Crown if there isn’t one officially won. The Kentucky Derby is only the first stop in the race for the Triple Crown. Win that and you must next win both the Preakness and Belmont Stakes in order to achieve the heralded title of Triple Crown Winner.
Some people take a look at winning trainers, others look at winning jockeys; others still look at things like favorite colors and numbers. All the past history of winners, trainers and jockey’s is available if you search Kentucky Derby online you will find more than enough info to help you place your Kentucky Derby bets. Everyone has their own system or beliefs behind how and why they place their bets in the manner that they do. A quick and easy place to look up history on any of the above mentioned races is Wikipedia. There you’ll find history, origin, statistics, records made/broken and more.