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


Nicholas George, 3 yo colt just won very impressive the Happy Big Birthday Peter Barron Novice Stakes at Redcar. Run over 2000m. This was only his 2nd lifetime start. Previously being 2nd at Kempton last November at 2yo in a 1600 m race.
Nicholas George is bred and owned by succesful breeder Philippa Cooper of Normandie Stud.
Mrs Cooper was also the breeder of the other 3 yo son of Reliable Man, who finished 2nd also at Redcar today.

Nicolas George is trained by Kevin Philippart De Foy. Looking forward to follow this horse!

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So very close to have another Group 1 Winner for the son of Reliable Man, when his son today BENAUD, 3yo finsihed 2nd, just beaten by a neck!
Coming from almost last he looked to have the race in his hand on the finishing line. Showing the same turn of foot as his Sire.
Trained by John O´Shea.

Watch the race  Australian Derby

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The offsprings of Reliable Man has done very well in March.
In the Southern Hemisphere he has had 14 winners up until the 27th.
In the Northern Hemisphere, with much lower numbers of runners, he has had 5 winners until the 27th.
In total in 2022 it includes :2 winners of Group 2, winner of Group 3 and a second in Group 2, Second and Third places in Listed. In total 5 BlackType horses!

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In yesterdays Listed race at Dusseldorf, Arioli was so close to get his well deserved Big Black Type. A photofinish, got him 2nd place.
The 3yo son of Reliable Man has previously at 2 yo also been 2nd placed in photofinish in the Gr 3 Grosser Preis der Wohnstätte at Krefeld, and as well being placed 2nd in the Listed Grosser Junioren Preis in Dusseldorf. Both over 1600 m.
Already in August at 2 you he won his maiden.

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The very first 2yo race run in Europe in 2022, was won by a doughter by RELIABLE MAN.
MUSICANA took home the Prix de la Marche, a race run at Saint Cloud over 900 meter. She scoored an easy win by 5/4 lenght.

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What a lovely day today for two of the offsprings of Reliable Man in Flemington Australia.
Inspirational Girl beat the favorit in the 1600 m Group 2. Shas has now got a ticket to run in the All-Star Mile in two week with a price money of 3,35 million Euros!
Annavisto won the 1400 m group 3 by 3,5 lengts
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Hypnos is still going strong. The 6 yo gelding won the 2000 m Taranaki Cup in New Zealand. A Group 3.
Previously beeing 3rd in a Group 2 in December over only 1400 meter.
His lifetime record is very good over distances of 1400-2000 meter
Gr 1- 2nd place
Gr 2- One win, one second and one third
Gr 3- 2 Wins, two times second and once third
Listed- One Win

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Gentleman At Arms who previously have won 3 times on the flat in the UK, has changed trainer and is now going over hurdles.
Since 5th of December until now he had 4 runds, won second time out and then being 2nd in a Grade 2 and 2nd in a Listed. With a Racing Post rating of 133,
Well done to your new career at the age of 5 yo.

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