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Reliable Man (GB)

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

A reliable source of Group 1 performers year in, year out.

Westbury Stud

Westbury Stud

Stands at Westbury Stud
2024 FEE: $12,500

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
info@westburystud.com
westburystud.com
+64 9 292 7070
Russell Warwick - General Manager
+64 21 367 252

Latest News

German Oaks Contender for Reliable Man

Westbury Stud’s classy sire Reliable Man (Fr) featured on Sunday in Germany when blueblood staying filly Erle took out the Group III Diana Trial (2000m) at Hoppegarten in a thrilling finish.

Reliable Man Filly Looking to Add to Te Akau Season of 2YO Stars

Promising filly Star Shadow has the chance to break new ground for New Zealand’s leading stable when she lines up as a hot favourite in Saturday’s Listed Staphanos at Novara Park Champagne Stakes (1600m) at Pukekohe.

Karaka Graduate Lekvarte Wins G3 Aspiration

Quality Karaka graduate Lekvarte (NZ) (Reliable Man) produced an extraordinary finish to add a second stakes win to her CV in Saturday’s A$250,000 Group Three Mostyncopper Aspiration Quality (1600m) at Randwick.

Interstate Double for Victorian Oaks Winner Arapaho Miss

The 2007 VRC Oaks heroine, Arapaho Miss, is among the senior citizens at Westbury Stud. Still, the daughter of Danehill Dancer (IRE) continues to produce the goods, with the 4-year-old Reliable Man (GB) gelding Roaring Engine climbing off the canvas to win over 200m at Sandown-Hillside and his 3-year-old half-brother by Tarzino scoring a last to first win over 2040m at Doomben so impressively he i

Reliable Man Filly Heads to $350,000 Karapiro Classic

Trainers Graeme and Debbie Rogerson are pleased they have a live chance in the inaugural $350,000 Sir Patrick Hogan Karapiro Classic (1600m) at Te Rapa on Saturday-week following Chaource’s win at the Hamilton track on Wednesday.

Barnstorming Victory in Belle Of The Turf for Reliable Man's Lekvarte

Racing in career-best form, the 5-year-old Reliable Man (GB) mare Lekvarte (NZ) came with a barnstorming finish for a maiden stakes success in the Group III Gosford RSL Belle Of The Turf Stakes (1600m).

Current Runners Accepted

Saturday, June 22
Belmont Park Race 4 - 2200m BenchMark 66+
Truly Reliable (ex: La Roseraie) Tnr: Raymond Vincent Rdr: Steven Parnham
Tauranga Race 9 - 1400m Benchmark 65
Silver Javelin (ex: Lime Squeeze) Tnr: L and A O'sullivan and Scott Rdr: A Lawson-Carroll
Innisfail Race 4 - 1500m Benchmark 60
Reliable Dude (ex: Merayaat) Tnr: Maria Potiris Rdr: Masayuki Abe
Randwick Race 8 - 1400m Open
Essonne (ex: Riviere) Tnr: Richard Litt Rdr: Chad Schofield
Toowoomba Race 5 - 1625m Maiden
Catch Cries (ex: Way To Win) Tnr: Stephanie Sixtus Rdr: Shannon Apthorpe
Sunday, June 23
Port Augusta Race 7 - 1867m Benchmark 72
Grinzinger Star (ex: Miss Artistic) Tnr: K and W McKerlie and Hornhardt Rdr: Alan Lai
Port Augusta Race 7 - 1867m Benchmark 72
Excelman (ex: Glory Run) Tnr: K and W McKerlie and Hornhardt Rdr: Polly Brewster
Te Aroha Race 2 - 3100m Maiden Hurdle
Muse (ex: Ballycahill) Tnr: Dean Wiles Rdr: Stephan Karnicnik
Te Aroha Race 8 - 2200m Maiden
Morlich (ex: Gold Water) Tnr: P and J Brosnan Rdr:
Te Aroha Race 9 - 1200m Benchmark 65
In The Loop (ex: Wildcat Woman) Tnr: J and R Vance Rdr: Kelly Myers
Warrnambool Race 5 - 2000m Maiden
Flood And Fire (ex: Curraghmore Girl) Tnr: Andrew Bobbin Rdr: Will Gordon
Monday, June 24
Albury Race 5 - 1400m Class 1
Missy Spike (ex: Awesome I Am) Tnr: Ben Brisbourne Rdr:
Wednesday, June 26
Sale Race 4 - 2200m Maiden 0
Bluestone (ex: Daleela)
Tnr: Michael Kent

Sales

AUSTRALIA

Sold
Average
Median
Top
2024
2
$90,000
$90,000
$95,000
2023
2
$95,000
$95,000
$120,000

Top Sales

2022 ex Katie's Choice(AUS)
$95,000
2022 ex Victory Lap(NZ)
$85,000

Australia Yearling Stats

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NEW ZEALAND

Sold
Average
Median
Top
2024
8
$77,125
$77,500
$140,000
2023
18
$80,555.56
$75,000
$170,000

Top Sales

2022 ex Commiserate(AUS)
$140,000
2022 ex Wednesday Rocks(NZ)
$125,000
2022 ex Sovereign Diamond(AUS)
$100,000
2022 ex Pele(AUS)
$80,000
2022 ex So So Madica(AUS)
$75,000

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
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Yesterday's Results

Australasian Distance Performance

All
Winners
Short <= 1200m
44%
13.6% - (94)
Sprint 1201m - 1400m
24%
24% - (166)
Mile 1401m - 1600m
15%
26.7% - (185)
Mid 1601m - 2000m
10%
21.2% - (147)
Stay 2001m - 2400m
5.5%
13% - (90)
Long 2400m+
1.5%
1.4% - (10)

Top Nicks

Fastnet Rock
4 wnrs , (2 sw) Renaissance Woman
Zabeel
25 wnrs , (1 sw) Inspirational Girl
Redoute's Choice
14 wnrs , (1 sw) Essonne
Encosta De Lago
12 wnrs , (1 sw) Lekvarte
Elusive Quality
5 wnrs , (1 sw) Hypnos
Prized
5 wnrs , (1 sw) Main Stage
Bahhare
4 wnrs , (1 sw) Nest Egg
Galileo
4 wnrs , (1 sw) Benaud
Bernstein
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Wannabe 'N' Paris
Danehill Dancer
3 wnrs , (1 sw) Miami Bound

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

Reliable as ever … Lekvarte makes it #8 with (and $800k in stakes) with Group 3 Aspiration Quality success

Fee History

2023-$13,500 , 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