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

2021 > 11

RELIABLE TEAM hit a career-high Victory in the HK 4,74 m Group Two BOCHK Jockey Club Cub (2000m) yesterday on the Super Sunday at Sha Tin.
Reliable Team has an entry in both the Hong Kong Cup (2000m) and the Hong Ko9ng Vase (2400m) in December.

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2 year old ARIOLO, was just beaten on the line to give Reliable Man a second Group success in a row for a 2 yo in Europe this season! 2nd in the Gr 3 Herzog Von Ratibor-Rennen, 1700 m.
ARDAKAN 2 yo took home the Group 3 last Sunday in Rome by 3 lenghts! 1800 m.

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In the 2200 m Preis der Brauerei, two offsprings of Reliable Man took home 1st and 2nd place.

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A 6 lenghts Victory for ARDAKAN in the Premio Guido Berardelli, Group 3 in Rome last Sunday.
The race was 1800 meter and this was only his 3rd lifetime start. Having been previously 2nd and 3rd in Germany.
Bred by Gestut Röttgen and owned by Darius Racing.
>Watch the race below>

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It was indeed a very good day for the offsprings of Reliable Man this Sunday.
Not only did ARDAKAN, win a 2yo Group 3 race by 6 lenghts, but also RELIABLE TEAM, finished 3rd in a Group 3 race at Sha Tin over 1800 m.
And FAST FORWARD, a 2 yo colt, landed his 3rd consecuctive Win in Sweden over 1200 m. 3 runs and 3 wins!

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Yesterday at Kempton, Philippa Cooper/Normandie Stud had Nicholas George running  and made a very impressive race, placed 2nd.
He was mentioned in the Timeform Eyecatcher of the Day, watch the race and read article  from 

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An interesting day today as Reliable Man 2 yo filly ERMELIE won a 2000 m race in Lyon by 3,5 lenghts.

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