Vaal Racing Picks

Get the best free Vaal racing picks from our knowledgeable horse racing tipsters on OLBG. See which are the most popular selections and today's best bets for Vaal races in South Africa.

  • Vaal Racetrack Guide

    Vaal racetrack is situated near the Vanderbijlpark area and is about an hour's drive south of Johannesburg in South Africa.

    The countryside track was officially registered to stage racing in 1946 and hosts flat racing on a right-handed turf circuit just over 1.5 miles in circumference (2900m) and has a mile straight (1600m), the longest in South Africa.

    A busy fixture schedule sees Vaal host around half a dozen fixtures during the month so get ready for the free Vaal betting picks on this page from OLBG's knowledgeable horse racing tipsters.

  • How to use the Vaal Betting Picks on OLBG

    Listed above are today's most popular picks for Vaal races in South Africa.

    Each race is highlighted with the most tipped runner along with their odds, you will also see how many tipsters are on this selection and the total number of picks placed and the option to place a bet. Also shown is the confidence rating which signifies the percentage of picks received against the whole field and a 1 to 5 star value rating which may highlight a potential value bet when considering current odds and popularity against theoretical chances of winning.

    Here now you can see a percentage breakdown for the top three or four runners receiving the most picks and the 'Best Tipster's Pick' which is from the highest profit performing tipster over the past 12 months. Individual tipster's profit figures are also visible from the last year, month and seven days are shown to 10 point stakes plus you can also view their annual strike rate showing overall consistency and a monthly progression chart.

    On non-race days at Vaal, you can find other South African racing picks listed from our knowledgeable racing tipsters on the 'Horse Racing Picks' page.

  • Vaal Top Trainers

    Here are the leading trainers based on the number of wins in 2021:

    Trainer Runners Winners Win % Place % Earnings
    Paul Peter 416 74 17.8% 45.7% $482k
    Sean Tarry 349 46 13.2% 35.0% $289k
    M F De Kock 208 42 20.2% 49.0% $255k
    Ashley Fortune 255 38 14.9% 42.0% $251k
    Michael Nicholas Houdalakis 190 35 18.4% 48.4% $223k
    D Gray St John 289 28 9.7% 28.7% $171k
    Corne Spies 217 24 11.1% 29.5% $157k
    Roy Magner 152 22 14.5% 46.7% $146k
    Candice Dawson 134 22 16.4% 37.3% $129k
    Paul Matchett 237 21 8.9% 34.2% $158k
  • Vaal Top Jockeys

    Here are the leading jockeys based on the number of wins in 2021:

    Jockey Rides Winners Win % Place % Earnings
    S Khumalo 316 65 20.6% 47.2% $365k
    G Lerena 244 54 22.1% 52.9% $336k
    Craig Zackey 285 50 17.5% 43.2% $302k
    Lyle Hewitson 280 43 15.4% 40.4% $260k
    M Yeni 291 37 12.7% 40.2% $262k
    Warren Kennedy 209 34 16.3% 42.6% $227k
    Ryan Munger 278 30 10.8% 35.3% $220k
    Denis Schwarz 184 18 9.8% 36.4% $141k
    Luke Ferraris 126 18 14.3% 42.9% $113k
    C Maujean 205 15 7.3% 34.6% $133k

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