Sire: Reliable Man

Colour: Bay

Dam: Cross Rate

Sex: Gelding

Age: 6

Foaled: Nov 24, 2014

Country: New Zealand

Trainer: John Bateman

Owners: 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

24: 4 - 3 - 2
Wins: 16.7%
Place: 20.8%




Bay geldingFoaled in 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, Chantilly Prix du Jockey Club, Gr.1. Leading First Season Sire in Germany in 2017. Sire of 222 rnrs, 93 wnrs, inc. SW Sentimental Miss (New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1), Belle du Nord, Erasmus, Narella, Akribie, Ernesto, Hypnos, Main Stage, SP Moonlight Man, Leading Girl, Reevederci, Gris Dame, Kapoor, Sully, Freedom Rising, Grinzinger Star, Viva Gloria, Czechoslovakia, Aalaalune, etc.


1st dam

CROSS RATE, by Green Tune. Unraced. Half-sister to I'M YOUR MAN - HE'S YOUR MAN (Aust.), PERFECT HEDGE (dam of CALLED TO THE BAR), Ragazza Mio, Sacrifice My Soul. Dam of five named foals, all raced, four winners, inc:-

L'Escalier Rose (f. by Starcraft). 2 wins at 1200m, 1600m to 2017-18, Counties RC Healthvision H., 2d Waikato RC Lodge Real Estate H.

Greenspan (g. by Reliable Man). 2 wins. See below.

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

Current Asset (f. by Flying Spur). Winner at 2000m 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, SINGING). Dam of 14 foals, 13 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 Saint-Cloud Prix Scaramouche, L, MRC Mornington Cup Prelude, 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-

CALLED TO THE BAR (Henrythenavigator). 6 wins from 2000m to 3100m, €346,610, US$220,000, 45,875Dhs, to 2019, ParisLongchamp Prix Vicomtesse Vigier, Gr.2, Longchamp Prix Gladiateur, Gr.3, Saint-Cloud Prix du Lys, Gr.3, Chantilly Prix La Moskowa, L, Prix Right Royal, L, Prix du Connetable, 2d Chantilly Prix Royal Oak, Gr.1, Belmont Derby, Gr.1, Chantilly Prix de Fontenoy, 3d Deauville Prix de Reux, Gr.3, Longchamp Prix d'Hedouville, Gr.3, ParisLongchamp Prix de Barbeville, Gr.3, 4th Meydan Dubai City of Gold S., Gr.2.

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, ATC TAB Rewards H., Bledisloe Cup Festival H., Longchamp Prix de Sevres, 2d Vichy Prix Madame Jean Couturie, L, ATC Pratt Foundation H., Adaptra 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 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.

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 Gold Cup H. Chase, Celebration Chase, Henry VIII Novice 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 Sandown Gold Cup H. Chase, Ascot Amlin 1965 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.


Race Record: 14 Starts 2-2-1 A$51,345.

2 wins at 1600m to 2018-19 in Aust.

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