Sire: Reliable Man

Dam: Cross Rate

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 4 year old

Foaled: Nov 24th, 2014

Country: New Zealand

Trainer's Name: John Bateman


Complete Racing (Mgr: M Keeble), Fair Salinia Ltd (Mgr: C Klinberg-Hanson), Murumba Racing (Mgr: J Blight) Niugini Racing (Mgr: R Allport), The Grandstanders (Mgr: M Keeble), Proven Thoroughbreds (Mgr: A Walter), F Cook, C Cook, R Caldwell, P King, W Glass, T Hughes, C S T Racing, R Newton & A Carr

Career Record: 14-2-2-1

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    14.3 %
  • Place
    21.4 %





Foaled 24th November 2014

SireDalakhaniDarshaanShirley Heights
RELIABLE MAN (GB) DaltawaMiswaki
2008On Fair StageSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
  Fair SaliniaPetingo
DamGreen TuneGreen DancerNijinsky
CROSS RATE (IRE) SoundingsMr. Prospector
2006Via SaleriaAraziBlushing Groom
  AlexandrieVal de l'Orne

RELIABLE MAN (GB) (Grey 2008-Stud 2013). 5 wins from 2000m to 2400m, £80,400, €1,079,070, US$15,311, A$309,000, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, ATC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2, 2d La Coupe de Maisons-Laffitte, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix Ganay, Gr.1, Grand Prix de Paris, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW I'm Imposing (ATC Summer Cup, Gr.3) and SW Gale Force. Sire of SP Belle du Nord and of the placegetters Kapoor, Lilas, etc. His oldest progeny are 2YOs.


1st dam

CROSS RATE, by Green Tune. Unraced. Half-sister to I'M YOUR MAN - HE'S YOUR MAN (Aust.), PERFECT HEDGE, Ragazza Mio, Sacrifice My Soul. This is her fifth foal. Dam of four foals to race, two winners, inc:-

Heaven Forbid (g. by Starcraft). Winner at 1600m in 2015-16 in NZ.

Current Asset (f. by Flying Spur). Winner at 2000m in 2015-16 in Aust.


2nd dam

VIA SALERIA, by Arazi. Winner at 9f in Ireland. Half-sister to POLIGLOTE, ANIMATRICE (dam of SADLER'S FLAG), ALEXIUS, KING ALEX, ADMIRE KAISER, Star Begonia (dam of FIVE DYNASTIES, NAVAJO MOON), Ring Beaune (dam of SPECIAL RING, CELEBRISSIME). Dam of 13 foals, 12 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

I'M YOUR MAN - HE'S YOUR MAN (Aust.) (Cape Cross). 5 wins from 1500m to 2400m, £9,569, €50,800, A$730,100, ATC Epsom H., Gr.1, Kingston Town S., Gr.3, Winter Challenge H., L, Lyon-Parilly Prix Bedel, L, 2d VRC LKS Mackinnon S., Gr.1, Newmarket Fred Archer S., L, VRC George Watson H., 3d ATC Chipping Norton S., Gr.1, Premier's Cup, L, Civic S., L, VRC Craftsman H., 4th MRC Mornington Cup Prelude, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Scaramouche, L.

PERFECT HEDGE (Unfuwain). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 2200m, €154,237, Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3, Leopardstown Salsabil S., L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Ad Altiora, 3d Longchamp Prix Saint-Alary, Gr.1, Prix Niel, Gr.2. Dam of-

Stand My Ground (Cape Cross). 5 wins from 1350m to 1950m, £18,986, €80,300 in GB, France and Germany, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Mincio, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Tantieme, L, Prix Altipan, L, Doncaster Spring Mile, 3d Doncaster Mile, L, Doncaster Racing Post Ipad App Conditions S., 4th Maisons-Laffitte Prix Messidor, Gr.3.

Defrost My Heart (Fastnet Rock). 3 wins from 2000m to 2400m, €28,750, A$129,931, to 2015-16, ATC TAB Rewards H., Bledisloe Cup Festival H., Longchamp Prix de Sevres, 2d Vichy Prix Madame Jean Couturie, L, ATC Adaptra H., Pratt Foundation H., All Too Hard at Vinery H., Pro-Ride H., 3d ATC POWHF Louisa Hope H., MVRC Think Big Stud H.

Sacrifice My Soul (Nayef). 2 wins at 2200m in 2016 in Germany, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Scaramouche, L, 4th Chantilly Prix du Conseil de Paris, Gr.2.

Ragazza Mio (Generous). 2 wins at 2400m, 2500m, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Petite Etoile, L, Prix Flying Dutchman, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Bretigny, 3d Lyon-Parilly Prix Rene Bedel, L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix la Troienne. Dam of-

Gosh (Peintre Celebre). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1900m to 2500m, €88,650, A$8,000, Deauville Prix Sea Bird, Prix de la Mare Elan, 3d Deauville Prix Minerve, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix des Tourelles, L, 4th Longchamp Prix d'Hedouville, Gr.3, ATC Winter Cup, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Scaramouche, L.

Coisa Boa. 3 wins from 1600m to 2900m to 2016, Saint-Cloud Prix du Bearn, 3d Chantilly Prix de la Boucle d'En Haut.

Hoo la Baloo. 11 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 4900m, £311,231, €35,940, 32,000Dkr in GB, France and Denmark, Sandown Wayward Lad Novice Chase, 2d Sandown Henry VIII Novice Chase, Celebration Chase, Gold Cup H. Chase, Kempton Desert Orchid Chase, Market Rasen Summer Plate H. Chase, Newton Abbot Lord Mildmay Memorial H. Chase, Wincanton Casino Novice Chase, Maisons-Laffitte Prix les Alluets le Roi, 3d Ascot Amlin 1965 Chase, Sandown Gold Cup H. Chase, Exeter Haldon Gold Cup H. Chase, Newton Abbot Lord Mildmay Memorial H. Chase.

Rapporteur. 5 wins-1 at 2-from 1800m to 2400m, €104,215, Toulouse Prix Georges Sicard, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Mieuxce, Fontainebleau Prix des Roselieres, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix de l'Hippodrome de Nort Sur Erdre.

Brave Apache. 4 wins from 1600m to 2200m, Deauville Fegentri World Cup Prix Groupe Lucien Barriere, 2d Chantilly Prix de Borest.


3rd dam

ALEXANDRIE, by Val de l'Orne. 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1600m, 2100m, Saint-Cloud Prix Cleopatre, Gr.3, Prix Zariba, 2d Longchamp Prix de Malleret, Gr.2, Evry Prix Chloe, Gr.3, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3. Half-sister to ANTHEUS, BURN A BUCK, Mineralogie, Pharapache (dam of WESTPHALIA - SUPER PISTACHIO (H.K.), CLIQUOT, STOCKHOLDER), Danse Indienne (dam of INDIAN DANEHILL, INDIAN JONES, FEU INDIEN). Dam of 17 foals, 16 to race, 13 winners, inc:-

POLIGLOTE (Sadler's Wells). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1600m to 2000m, 2,899,600fr., Criterium de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Grand Prix d'Evry, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix de Conde, Gr.3, Prix de la Porte de Madrid, L, Prix des Aigles, 2d Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Niel, Gr.2, Prix Hocquart, Gr.2, Prix du Conseil de Paris, Gr.2, 3d Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix Noailles, Gr.2, 4th Longchamp Prix Lord Seymour, L. Champion sire.

ANIMATRICE (Alleged). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 2500m, £27,400, 1,021,775fr., Longchamp Prix de Malleret, Gr.2, Deauville Prix de la Nonette, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix Belle Sicambre, Prix Douve, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix Cleopatre, Gr.3, Grand Prix de Vichy, Gr.3, 3d The Oaks, Gr.1, Longchamp Prix de la Pepiniere, L, 4th Longchamp Prix Vermeille, Gr.1, Gran Premio di Milano, Gr.1. Dam of-

SADLER'S FLAG (Sadler's Wells). 3 wins at 2000m, 2400m, Chantilly Prix de Royaumont, Gr.3, Prix de la Patte d'Oie, 2d Longchamp Prix de Malleret, Gr.2, Deauville Prix de Pomone, Gr.2, Chantilly Prix de Champlatreux, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Penelope, Gr.3. Producer.

Anysheba (Alysheba). Winner at 2000m, Chantilly Prix de la Route Millard, 2d Saint-Cloud Prix de l'Elevage, Prix du Bouquetot, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Petite Etoile, L. Dam of-

Like a Dame. Winner at 2100m, 2d Longchamp Prix de Croissy, Compiegne Prix de Choisy au Bac. Dam of-

LADYS FIRST (Dutch Art). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 6f to 1m, £166,196, US$5,795, Sandown Atalanta S., Gr.3, Haydock Dick Hern S., L, 2d Royal Ascot Duke of Cambridge S., Gr.2, Sandown Atalanta S., Gr.3, 3d York Middleton S., Gr.2, Epsom Princess Elizabeth S., Gr.3.

Twisting. 2 wins at 1800m in France. Dam of-

GOLDEN WOOD (Gold Away). 9 wins from 2100m to 2600m, €209,650, 275,250Dhs, to 2016-17 in France and U.A.E, Strasbourg Grand Prix de la Region Alsace, L, Lyon-Parilly Grand Prix de Lyon, L, 2d Grand Prix de Nantes, L, Cagnes-sur-Mer Grand Prix du Conseil General des Alpes Maritimes, L.

Alymatrice. Winner at 2200m, 2d Evry Prix de Gif. Dam of-

BAILADOR (Alzao). 5 wins at 2000m, 2100m, €146,050, US$9,593, 6,300Dhs, Grand Prix de Vichy, Gr.3, Toulouse Le Vase d'Argent, L, Chantilly Prix du Labyrinthe, 2d Deauville Prix Ridgway, L, 3d Grand Prix de Deauville, Gr.2, Saratoga John's Call S., L.

Cioccolanio. Winner at 1800m in France. Dam of-

BONDI ICEBERG (Danehill). 4 wins from 1600m to 2200m, A$214,595, Wyong Cup, L, AJC HC Dangar H., 2d TTC Launceston Cup, Gr.3, Tasmanian St Leger, L.

Abyla. Placed at 3 in GB. Dam of-

JEBEL MUSA (Agnes Tachyon). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1600m to 1800m, 158,962,000¥, Sapporo Elm S., Gr.3, Hakodate Onuma S., Nakayama Nagatsuki S., Farewell S., 2d Nakayama March S., Gr.3, 3d Hakodate Marine S., L.

KING ALEX (Rainbow Quest). 3 wins at 1¼m, 11½f, Curragh Royal Whip S., Gr.3, 2d Goodwood Festival S., L, York Michael Seely Memorial Glasgow S., 3d Ayr Scottish Classic S., Gr.3, 4th Kempton Gala S., L. Sire.

ALEXIUS (Rainbow Quest). 2 wins at 1¼m, 1½m, Goodwood Gordon S., Gr.3, Newmarket Bedford Lodge Hotel S. Sire.

ADMIRE KAISER (Rainbow Quest). 4 wins from 1400m to 1800m, 112,271,000¥, Tokyo Epsom Cup, L, 2d Tokyo Mainichi Okan, L, Fukushima Radio Tampa Sho, L, Kyoto Sports Nippon Sho Kyoto Kimpai, L, 4th Kyoto Mile Championship, L, Hanshin Yomiuri Milers Cup, L, Tokyo Epsom Cup, L.

Star Begonia (Sadler's Wells). Winner at 1½m, Curragh Loughbrown S., 2d Royal Ascot Ribblesdale S., Gr.2. Dam of-

FIVE DYNASTIES (Danehill). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1m, 1½m, Royal Ascot King Edward VII S., Gr.2, 3d Lingfield Derby Trial S., Gr.3, 4th Curragh Beresford S., Gr.2. Sire.

NAVAJO MOON (Danehill). 3 wins at 1m, 9f, €91,872, Curragh Kilboy Estate S., L, Leopardstown Nijinsky S., L, 2d Curragh Gallo Turning Leaf H., 3d Curragh Dance Design S., L, 4th Cork Platinum S., L. Producer.

Roosevelt (Danehill). 2 wins at 1400m, 2000m, €133,438, A$25,450, HK$880,500 in Ireland and Aust, Leopardstown Ashmount S., 3d Irish Derby, Gr.1, 4th Hong Kong Vase, Gr.1.

Ring Beaune. 2 wins at 2000m, 2100m, Longchamp Prix des Belles Filles, Prix du Bouquetot. Dam of-

SPECIAL RING (Nureyev). 10 wins from 1450m to 1800m, 384,441fr., US$838,015, Del Mar Eddie Read H., Gr.1-twice, Chantilly Prix de Saint-Patrick, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Altipan, L, Del Mar Wickerr H., L, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Marin, Hollywood Park Allowance, Santa Anita Allowance, 2d Hollywood Park Shoemaker Mile S., Gr.1, American H., Gr.2, 3d Chantilly Prix Daphnis, Gr.3, 4th Santa Anita Oak Tree Mile S., Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix Edmond Blanc, Gr.3, Deauville Prix de Tourgeville, L.

CELEBRISSIME (Peintre Celebre). 7 wins at 1600m, 2000m, €245,075, Chantilly Prix Tantieme, L, Saint-Cloud Prix Altipan, L-twice, Deauville Prix de Saint-Patrick, L, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Matchem, L, 3d Chantilly Prix du Ranelagh, L.

Singing (Singspiel). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 2000m to 2400m, €136,810, A$68,500 in France and Germany, Deauville Prix de la Rocque, 2d Hamburg Hansa Preis, Gr.2, Saint-Cloud Prix Exbury, Gr.3, 3d Longchamp Prix d'Hedouville, Gr.3.

Highest Dream (Highest Honor). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 1300m, 1600m, Chantilly Prix de la Maniquette, 3d Santa Anita Autumn Days H., L. Producer.

Ring Queen. Unraced. Dam of-

Kahlua Kiss (Mister Baileys). 4 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 10½f, Newbury Heatherwold Stud H., 2d Goodwood Foundation S., L, 3d Salisbury Upavon S., L. Dam of-

WINDHOEK (Cape Cross). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, £230,795, 326,600L., 90,000Dhs in GB, Turkey and U.A.E, Newmarket S., L, 2d Lingfield Winter Derby, Gr.3, 3d York S., Gr.2, Epsom Diomed S., Gr.3.

Minimata. Unraced. Dam of-

Xinca (Green Dancer). Winner at 1850m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix Mahina, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix Petite Etoile, L, Chantilly Prix de Coye, 4th Longchamp Prix de la Pepiniere, L. Producer.

Mini Brush (Broad Brush). 3 wins at 1m, 8½f, 2d Delta Downs Prime Rewards S., L. Producer.