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Reliable Man (GB)

2008 Dalakhani (Daarshan) x On Fair Stage (Sadler's Wells)
Westbury Stud

With Reliable Man’s yearlings excelling through the sales ring selling up to $340,000 again at Karaka, his progeny have undoubtedly shown exceptional performances on the track producing Group 1 winners Miami Bound, Inspirational Girl and Miss Sentimental and a host of exciting stakes winners in the Melbourne trained Annavisto, De La Terre, Hypnos, Kinane, Main Stage, Belle du Nord, Reliable Star, Battenburg … and the list continues with results in New Zealand, Hong Kong, Singapore and Australia where he has the most individual winners of over 100.

Westbury Stud

Westbury Stud

Stands at Westbury Stud
2023 FEE: $13,500

Westbury Stud is a New Zealand thoroughbred breeding operation who have produced Champions such as Bonneval, Sofia Rosa, Good Luck Friend, Ruud Awakening, Grout, Buzz Lightyear, Il Quello Veloce and Ruby Clipper, along with a host of stakes winners and performers including more recently Miami Bound, Julius, Little Giant, The Inferno, Lord Arthur, Ranting, De La Terre, Hypnos, Mascarpone, Romancer, Music Magnate, and Night’s Watch.
Westbury Karaka \ 700 Linwood Road, Karaka, Auckland 2580, NZ

Westbury Waikato \ 65 Hopkins Road , Matamata, NZ, 3472
+64 9 292 7070
Russell Warwick - General Manager
+64 21 367 252

Latest News

NZ Cup favourite impresses in Metropolitan Trophy

Emerging staying star Nest Egg tightened his hold on favouritism for next weekend’s Gr.3 New Zealand Cup (3200m) with a perfect dress rehearsal on the opening day of the carnival at Riccarton on Saturday.

Picket Fence for Reliable Man Gelding

Grey gelding Chattahoochee has been a stable favourite for trainer Debbie Sweeney for some time and he is quickly taking the mantle as the stable star as well.

Reliable Man's Renaissance Woman Salutes in Angst Stakes

As the breeder of Alligator Blood and Vienna Princess, Gerry Havey had a day out on Saturday, so it was fitting he would end Everest Day at Randwick with his Westbury Stud bred, Reliable Man mare, Renaissance Woman in the Group III James Squire Angst Stakes (1600m).

Blueblood Stayer Benaud Wins Wyong Gold Cup

The $240,000 Listed Wyong Gold Cup (2100m) on Friday produced a first Black Type win for blueblood stayer Benaud, a half-brother to not one but two Group I winners.

Confidence Booster for Benaud

There was no more impressive winner anywhere in Australia today than Benaud, as he should be as a G1 placed earner of over $580,000, who had frustratingly forgotten how to win!

Reliable Man Gelding Benaud Chasing Elusive Stakes Win

Group One performer Benaud will look to build on his stakes-level performances in Saturday’s Listed W J Mckell Cup (2000m) at Rosehill on Saturday.

Current Runners Accepted

Thursday, November 30
Otaki Race 4 - 1300m Benchmark 65
Trustworthy (ex: Colheita) Tnr: Lydia Pickford Rdr: Leah Hemi
Otaki Race 6 - 2200m Benchmark 75
She's So Reliable (ex: Capacity) Tnr: John Bary Rdr: Jim Chung
Friday, December 1
Cromwell Race 6 - 2030m Maiden
Mia Rossi (ex: Valentina Rossi) Tnr: K Selvan Rdr: Brett Murray
Cromwell Race 7 - 2030m Restricted 83
Wannabe 'n' Paris (ex: Wannabe Queen) Tnr: Paul Harris Rdr:
Cromwell Race 8 - 2030m Benchmark 65
Degreeofinnocence (ex: Innocent Lady) Tnr: Andrew J Carston Rdr: Brandon May
Mt Gambier Race 3 - 1200m Maiden
Ultron (ex: Our Girl Madi) Tnr: Nicole Bruggemann Rdr: Alice Lindsay
Sunshine Coast Race 7 - 1600m Class 4
Tairua (ex: Ididit) Tnr: Paul Jenkins Rdr: Jaden Lloyd
Saturday, December 2
Doomben Race 2 - 2000m Open
Bilpa Morea (ex: Sonic Queen) Tnr: William Kropp Rdr: Mark du Plessis
King Island Race 3 - 1200m Maiden
Wholesome (ex: Dramatic Actress) Tnr: Robert Keys Rdr: Thomas Doyle
Rosehill Race 5 - 1400m Benchmark 78
Lekvarte (ex: Plumm) Tnr: Joseph Pride Rdr: Tommy Berry
Te Rapa Race 10 - 2100m Benchmark 65
Kiwi Man (ex: Miss Herb) Tnr: Debbie Sweeney Rdr: Lynsey Satherley
Wanganui Race 2 - 1200m Benchmark 65
Paul David (ex: Coasting) Tnr: Cody Cole Rdr: Matthew Cameron
Wanganui Race 4 - 1600m Benchmark 65
Final Return (ex: Kind Return) Tnr: Ms J Miller Rdr:
Wanganui Race 5 - 1600m Benchmark 65
Final Return (ex: Kind Return) Tnr: Ms J Miller Rdr: Chris Dell
Wanganui Race 6 - 1340m Maiden
Brusset (ex: Rayas) Tnr: Lisa Latta Rdr: Masahiro Hashizume
Sunday, December 3
Cromwell Race 1 - 2030m Maiden
Mia Rossi (ex: Valentina Rossi) Tnr: K Selvan Rdr:
Cromwell Race 2 - 2030m Benchmark 65
Degreeofinnocence (ex: Innocent Lady) Tnr: Andrew J Carston Rdr:
Cromwell Race 8 - 2030m Restricted 87
Wannabe 'n' Paris (ex: Wannabe Queen) Tnr: Paul Harris Rdr:
Saturday, December 2
Cooma Race 2 - 1200m Benchmark 50 0
Sham (ex: Constant Charmer)
Tnr: Debbie Prest
Gold Coast Poly Race 4 - 1900m Benchmark 60 0
Daneway (ex: Isabella Diva)
Tnr: Terry Vidler
Newcastle Race 4 - 1400m Class 1 0
Skybeam (ex: Blinding)
Tnr: Nikki Hodgson
Toowoomba Race 2 - 1890m Class 2 0
Epic Love (ex: Lady Zhivago)
Tnr: C and K Geran
Toowoomba Race 4 - 1625m Restricted 58 0
Epic Love (ex: Lady Zhivago)
Tnr: C and K Geran
Toowoomba Race 5 - 1300m Benchmark 58 0
Sigourney (ex: Bilancia)
Tnr: Kevin Kemp
Woolamai Race 5 - 1008m Open 0
Relyonbella (ex: Perfect Beat)
Tnr: Jason Evans
Sunday, December 3
Armidale Race 6 - 1900m Class 1 0
Daneway (ex: Isabella Diva)
Tnr: Terry Vidler
Clare Race 1 - 1800m Benchmark 70 0
Excelman (ex: Glory Run)
Tnr: K and W McKerlie and Hornhardt
Pinjarra Race 4 - 1500m Maiden 0
Enlace (ex: Dance Of The Sea)
Tnr: Robyn Cottman




Top Sales

2021 ex Always in Trouble(AUS)
2021 ex Thelittleracketeer(AUS)
2021 ex Katie's Choice(AUS)

Australia Yearling Stats

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Top Sales

2021 ex Red is the Rose(AUS)
2021 ex Semari(NZ)
2021 ex Black Sav(NZ)
2021 ex Espresso Shot(AUS)
2021 ex Our Josephina(NZ)

New Zealand Yearling Stats

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Pedigree Table

Dalakhani (IRE) 2000
On Fair Stage (IRE) 1993
Darshaan (GB) 1981
Daltawa (IRE) 1989
Sadler's Wells (USA) 1981
Fair Salinia (IRE) 1975
Shirley Heights (GB) 1972
Delsy (FR) 1972
Miswaki (USA) 1981
Damana (FR) 1981
Northern Dancer (CAN) 1975
Fairy Bridge (USA) 1975
Petingo (GB) 1965
Fair Arabella (USA) 1968

Runners Today

Race 4 Trustworthy 7g ex: Colheita
Race 6 She's So Reliable 6m ex: Capacity
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Yesterday's Results

2nd Te Aroha: Benneton 4g ex House Of Borgia
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Australasian Distance Performance

Short <= 1200m
13.6% - (85)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
23.6% - (148)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
27% - (169)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
21.7% - (136)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
12.9% - (81)
Long 2400m+
1.3% - (8)

Top Nicks

Fastnet Rock
4 wnrs , (2 sw) Renaissance Woman
25 wnrs , (1 sw) Inspirational Girl
Redoute's Choice
12 wnrs , (1 sw) Essonne
5 wnrs , (1 sw) Main Stage
4 wnrs , (1 sw) Nest Egg
Elusive Quality
4 wnrs , (1 sw) Hypnos
4 wnrs , (1 sw) Benaud
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Wannabe 'N' Paris
Danehill Dancer
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Miami Bound
Street Cry
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Quiet Times

Race Record

At 3
1st - Prix Du Jockey Club (1600) Gr.1
1st - Qatar Prix Niel (2400) Gr.2
1st - Prix Topyo (2000)
1st - Prix Du Mont Pagnotte (2000)
3rd - Juddmonte Grand Prix De Paris (2400) Gr.1
At 4
2nd - La Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte (2000) Gr.3
3rd - Prix Ganay (1600) Gr.1
4th - 150th Anniversary of Prince of Wales's Stakes (1600) Gr.1
4th - King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes Sponsored By Betfair (1600) Gr.1
At 5
1st - Santos Coffee Queen Elizabeth (2000) Gr.1

Stud MediaMore Media

Another stakes winner for Reliable Man as Nest Egg lifts Metropolitan Trophy

Fee History

2022-$16,000 , 2021-$17,500 , 2020-$15,000 , 2018-$17,500 , 2017-$17,500 , 2016-$15,000 , 2015-$15,000 , 2014-$15,000 , 2013-$15,000

Sons of Dalakhani at Stud in Australasia