With one hundred foals expected from his first book of New Zealand mares, Reliable Man is looking to have a high quality first crop. There are a number of highly anticipated foals out of some top quality mares, including the Group 1 winning mares Artistic and Keepa Cruising, the stakes winning mares Fiorenza and Kiri, and black type performesrs C'mon Cuba, Clifton and Keffiya.

Also amongst the book covered by Reliable Man in 2013 are the dams of the stakes winners He's Your Man G1, Mac 'O Reilly G1, Arctic Wolf G2, Scapolo G2, Single Minded G2, Sound of Journey G2, Jumlah G3, Old Belvedere G3, Valpolicella G3, Bankside Belle, Exceptionally, Guns at Five, Savabill and further black type performers; as well as siblings to the stakes winners Hurrah G1, Keepsake G1, Mahogany G1, Poliglote G1, Prized Gem G1, Royal Descent G1, Zagalia G1, Kaapeon G2, Keyora G2, Magnetism G2, Sworn to Secrecy G2, Villifye G2, Captain Sweet G3, Full of Spirit G3, Ice Queen G3, Pepperwood G3, Perfect Hedge G3, , Catreign, Exit Time, Jimando, Specter and Zauberin.  

To summarise, Reliable Man covered 14 Group and/or Stakes winners, 32 siblings to Group and/or Stakes winners and 15 daughters of Group and Stakes winners, including 6 Group 1 winners!