Sire: Reliable Man

Colour: Grey

Dam: My Hope

Sex: Gelding

Age: 6

Foaled: Oct 19, 2015

Country: New Zealand

Owners: D Abbott, T Bourke, Mrs B Lonergan, M G Bowen, J Markey, P Pring, J W Wake, C Dornan, B J J Power, J D Handley, Mrs K A Kent & J W Mostyn

19: 1 - 0 - 2
Wins: 5.3%
Place: 10.5%




Roan or Grey horseFoaled in 2015

SireDalakhaniDarshaanShirley Heights
RELIABLE MAN (GB) DaltawaMiswaki
2008On Fair StageSadler's WellsNorthern Dancer
  Fair SaliniaPetingo
DamHowbaddouwantitRahyBlushing Groom
MY HOPE (NZ) Fair to the WindNijinsky

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 252 rnrs, 109 wnrs, inc. SW Sentimental Miss (New Zealand Oaks, Gr.1), Akribie, Belle du Nord, Erasmus, Narella, Ernesto, Hypnos, Main Stage, SP Moonlight Man, Naida, Leading Girl, Reevederci, Gris Dame, Kapoor, Sully, Freedom Rising, In Memory, Grinzinger Star, Viva Gloria, etc.


1st dam

MY HOPE, by Howbaddouwantit. Unraced. Half-sister to EXINITE, VITRINITE, Mary Robinson (dam of LADY ZAFIRA). Dam of three named foals, all raced, inc:-

La Jolie Fille (f. by Showcasing). Winner at 1600m, 2d WRC The Informant H.

Tormino (c. by Reliable Man). See below.


2nd dam

CENTREPIECE, by Centaine. Unplaced. Half-sister to ROYAL MAGIC, PERFECT BOUND, Magical. Dam of 13 foals, 9 to race, 5 winners, inc:-

EXINITE (Lord Ballina). 5 wins from 1200m to 2400m, A$201,050, AJC Queen's Cup, Gr.3, 2d Newcastle Gold Cup, Gr.3, STC Ronald Coles Investment Gallery H., 3d STC Cadbury H., AJC Rain Lover H.

VITRINITE (Lord Ballina). 7 wins from 1500m to 2000m, A$484,783, AJC Japan Racing Association P., L, Mick Young 2KY Winter Quality P., STC Bass Electrical Welter H., MVRC Strathayr H., VATC Moonga H., AJC Paddock H., STC Myocard H., 2d VATC Herbert Power S., Gr.2, AJC Summer Cup, Gr.3, STC Kingston Town S., Gr.3, Premier's Cup, L, Christmas Cup, L, AJC 2MMM Flying Welter H., STC Business Class Welter H., Parramatta Sun Welter H., 3d STC Ranvet S., Gr.1, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2, VATC Naturalism S., L, NSW Tatt's RC Tattersall's Club Cup, L, AJC Winter Quality P., Moreton Hire H., Research H., 4th STC Mercedes Classic, Gr.1, MVRC Alister Clark S., Gr.2, VATC Autumn Classic, Gr.2. Sire.

Slaven. 8 wins from 1100m to 1650m, A$127,053, SAJC Mark Ricciuto H., TRC Penna Cup, TTC Ken Evans Memorial H., MRC El Golea H., Werribee RC City of Wyndham H., 2d TTC Carrick P.H., TRC HOFM Creative Chicken 'n' Meat H., MRC Winlake H., Golden Doubles H., 3d TTC Launceston Mitsubishi H., TRC Tattersall's Park Function Centre H., MRC Shannon H.

Mary Robinson. Placed in NZ. Dam of-

LADY ZAFIRA (Iffraaj). 5 wins from 1000m to 1600m, NZ$108,997, CJC Pegasus H., L, Hawkes Bay Livamol Mile H., St John Appeal H., 2d Hawkes Bay Brokerweb Risk Services H., Manawatu RC Silvester & Clark H., Cambridge JC Maneline H., 3d Rotorua S., L, Manawatu RC Mills Reef Winery H., WRC Life Pharmacy Queensgate H., Hawkes Bay Breeders & Owners Associations Sprint H., Wanganui JC Placemakers H., 4th WRC Telegraph H., Gr.1.

Crystal Vase. Raced once. Dam of-

Crystal Decanter. Winner at 1000m, MRC JB Hi-Fi H. Producer.


3rd dam

Sunflower, by Oncidium. 4 wins from 1400m to 2200m, Manawatu RC Tararua H., 2d WRC DB Galaxy S., L, 3d WRC Champion H., 4th AJC Cabochon Quality H., L. Dam of 9 foals, 8 to race, 6 winners, inc:-

ROYAL MAGIC (Lord Ballina). Second top filly on The 1991-92 Australasian 3YO Classification. 9 wins from 1500m to 2400m, NZ$49,450, A$731,000, Queensland Oaks, Gr.1, Queensland Derby, Gr.1, GCTC Prime Minister's Cup, Gr.2, Geelong RC Oaks Trial S., L, ARC Cougar Bourbon H., Matamata RC Stanley Construction H., 2d Taranaki S., Gr.2, ARC Majestic Horse Floats H., Avondale JC Easter Intermediate, 3d Hawke's Bay Cup, Gr.2, GCTC AD Hollindale Southport Cup, L, 4th Waikato RC Foxbridge P., L. Dam of-

Completion (Zabeel). 4 wins from 1600m to 1800m, A$100,190, MRC Beau Gem H., 2d VRC Lavazza Long Black H., 3d VRC Queen Elizabeth S., Gr.3.

Mirror the Magic. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-

ROYAL REIGN (Viscount). 9 wins from 1600m to 2150m, A$245,902, BRC Tails S., L, Porters Plainlands Hotel H., Inghams H., Don Alroe & Sons P., 2d MRC Desirable H., Lismore Cup, 3d BRC LED Superscreens H., Mullins Lawyers H., Nom du Jeu H., MRC Nizam's Ring H., 4th BRC Brisbane H., L. Producer.

PERFECT BOUND (Lord Ballina). 8 wins from 1200m to 2200m, A$329,050, QTC Grand Prix S., Gr.2, VATC GT Donoghue H., Lawrence H., MVRC Santa H., VATC Bert Bryant Welter H., Independent Stallion H., Hyland Sportswear H., 2d VATC JJ Liston S., Gr.2, St George S., Gr.2, VRC Shamrock Thoroughbred British H., Gowings Grace Darling H., Rod Johnson H., VATC EC Moore H., 3d Qld Tatt's RC Tattersall's Cup, Gr.3, VRC Auckland Racing Club H., L, AJC E Deas Thompson Welter H.

Magical (Lord Ballina). 3 wins from 1400m to 2200m, 2d VRC Bagot H., L, VATC Maple H.


Race Record: 7 Starts 0-0-1 A$6,195.

Placed at 3 in 2018-19 in Aust.

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