Reliable Man will return "Home" to Gestüt Röttgen in Cologne for the 2022 Breeding Season !
Sire of 18 Group/Stakes Winners including 3 Group 1 Winners


Reliable Man

By Dalakhani x On Fair Stage (Sadler´s Wells)
Grey Horse born in 2008
163 cm
At Stud in New Zealand 2013 >
At Stud in Germany 2014-2017
At stud in France 2018-2020
At Stud in Germany 2021>

* A group 1 winner in both hemispheres, including the defeat of champion middle distance performer It´s A Dundeel in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes, now the richest 2000 meter race in the World!

* Winner of his first three starts, including the Group 1, Chantilly Prix de Jockey Club - French Derby - at only his third start.

* Blistering turn of foot - Ran the fastest Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes since 1997! 2.01.8 for the 2000 m is faster than Might and Power, Lohnro and many other top horses.

* Competed in 10 Group 1 races from 14 career starts

* From a Derby producing sire line with five consecutive generations of Derby winners, tracing back to Mill Reef.

* Top quality female line! His dam, the Sadlers Wells mare On Fair Stage won a Listed race over 1600 m and his grand-dam Fair Salinia  was Group 1 placed at 2, before going on to score an unprecedented treble at 3: the English Oaks, the Irish Oaks and the Yorkshire Oaks, all Group 1
This is the female line of top stallions Miswaki and Green Dancer.

* The first northern hemisphere born and bred horse in over 20 years to win a Group 1 in the northern hemisphere and then win a Group 1 in the southern hemisphere

Latest News

2015 > 02

The first arrivals of the Reliable Man´s foals, looks like they are as reliable as the foals born in New Zeeland in 2014. Watch a couple of new borns>

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Just a couple of days old,the first European  foal by Reliable Man is born at Haras de Bourgeville, France. Out of Maria Luica, she is a full-sister to the Gr 2 Canadian Stakes winner Minakshi.
A very good first foal, both in size and strength with a lovely head.
(Click on photo to enlarge)

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The first foals by Reliable Man has been born. The first one is a filly born 31st of January in France out of Maria Lucia. A colt is born in Newmarket out of Keenness and another colt was born last night in France out of Quenching. At this very early stage, it looks like they are as reliable as the foals have been in New Zeeland. More info will follow.

First steps-Keenness-Reliable Man colt (UK)

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By racing and sports 1:40PM 30 JAN 2015 (Racing Post)

"TRIASSIC, the veteran dam of champion galloper So You Think, has been confirmed in foal to New Zealand-based sire Reliable Man.

The positive test is a wonderful result for Triassic's owner Cecile Smith, Westbury Stud and the Matamata vet practice that played a significant role in the 24-year-old mare's breeding longevity.

"She's come back from Matamata vets absolutely glowing, beautifully dappled and shiny. She looks ten years younger," Smith said.
Triassic got in foal to Reliable Man without a delay. She had a gender test on day 63 that revealed she is carrying a filly.
Triassic was unable to have a foal last season with her most recent birth being a 2012 colt by Medaglia D'Oro.
Reliable Man, a Westbury Stud shuttle stallion, had his first New Zealand progeny born last spring.
"I'll keep this one for myself and it will become the foundation of a continuing breeding line," Smith said."

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2022 european Nomination Fee
6.500 Euros 1 October  live foal 48 h