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

2017 > 10

Main Stage is now 2nd favorite Aud 5,50 for the Victora Derby on the 4th, despite drawing barrier 14 in a filed of 16. And Sully has become shared 3rd favorite at Aud 7, also with an outside draw of 15. according to AZN 1st of November. Fantastic result for Reliable Man to have 2 entries in the Derby!

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Today, another good runner in Senza Fine, trained by Pia Brandt.
She run 2nd in the 1300 meter Prix de la Chapelle-Saint Pierre race, with both colts and fillys. First time out!

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At this moment, it looks like the offsprings of Reliable Man can handle all types of ground. They are running well on soft ground, good  and fast ground.
Another good thing is that he produces good runners from both Colts and Fillys!

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The filly, Kapoor run a great second today in the Listed ARC Soliloquy in Eillerside, NZ. Run over only 1400 meter. Only 13 days ago, she won the 1300 meter NZB Insurace pearl Series Race. Next race will probably be the NZ 1000 Guniness run mid November.

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Main Stage confirmed his good form when running 3rd in the MCR Caulfield Classic Group 3 over 2000 meter. The New Zealand bred is already a Black Type Winner in the Listed VRC UCI Stakes over 1800 meter just 14 days earlier.
Next start will normaly be the Victorian Derby beginning of November.

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"Racing in Germany last night saw Reliable Man celebrate his third stakes winner when Erasmus displayed an impressie performance running away with an eight-lenght victory in the GROUP 3 Preis des Winterfavoriten (1600 m) - placing himself as one of the favorites for next year´s erman Derby" (Westbury Stud Facebook)
Breeder and owner: Gestüt Röttgen, Trainer: Markus Klug
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A fantastic day today for the off-springs of Reliable Man.
2 horses stormed home from last, MAIN STAGE, won the Listed UCI at Flemington, run over 1800 m in fantastic style. Now heading for the Victoria Derby Group 1.
3rd home in the GROUP 1, Spring Champion, 2000 m at Rosehill, Sydney was SULLY. Also coming from behind, with a bad draw and still green and unfurnished, he will also be among the favorites in the Victora Derby.

Lilas and Reliable Dame will also be among the favorites in the Oaks, Group 1.

The future loos indeed very good!

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