The Gavel

Sire: Al Maher

Dam: Chauncy Lane

Colour: Bay

Gender: Gelding

Age: 5 year old

Foaled: Sep 15th, 2012

Country: Australia

Silks: Orange, White Star, Striped Sleeves, White Cap


R J Gall, B D Gall & R J Hansberry

Career Record: 25-4-4-4

  • Prizemoney
  • Wins
    16.0 %
  • Place
    32.0 %





Bay geldingFoaled in 2012

SireDanehillDanzigNorthern Dancer
AL MAHER (AUS) RazyanaHis Majesty
2001Show DancingDon't Say HaloHalo
  Dancing ShowNijinsky
DamSadler's WellsNorthern DancerNearctic
CHAUNCY LANE (IRE) Fairy BridgeBold Reason
1994Broadway JoanBold ArianNoble Jay
  Courtneys DollWakefield Tower

AL MAHER (AUS) (Bay 2001-Stud 2005). 5 wins-2 at 2, VRC Australian Guineas, Gr.1. Sire of 455 rnrs, 292 wnrs, 29 SW, inc. Delicacy (SAJC Schweppes Oaks, Gr.1), Almalad - Friends of Ka Ying (H.K.), Fat Al, Diamond Drille, Majestic Music, Budriguez, Badawiya, All Legal, Pheidon, Oasis Bloom, King Lionheart, Amovatio, Madam Gangster, Speedy Natalie, Felicienne, Marheta, Unchain My Heart, Dance With Her, Son of Maher, Buddy Bundy, River Delta, etc.


1st dam

CHAUNCY LANE, by Sadler's Wells. 2 wins at 1¼m, 11f in Ireland. Sister to Astor Place, half-sister to FOURSTARS ALLSTAR, FOURSTARDAVE, Broadway Lady, Diane Suzanne (dam of MYSTIC LADY, ETHYL MAE). Dam of nine foals, seven to race, six winners, inc:-

BEST ALIBI (g. by King's Best). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 2¼m, £125,334, €138,005, US$26,800, 14,720Dhs in GB and U.S.A, York S., Gr.2, 2d York Dante S., Gr.2, Garbutt & Elliott S., 3d Irish Derby, Gr.1, 4th Doncaster Racing Post Trophy, Gr.1.

Malabar Man (g. by Any Given Saturday). 3 wins at 1600m, 2400m, A$112,310, MRC Sportingbet Best Tote H., 2d Geelong Classic, L, MRC H., MVRC Fujitsu H., 3d MRC H.

Clemax (g. by Linamix). 5 wins from 3500m to 5200m in GB and France.

Oakbridge (g. by Indian Ridge). 2 wins at 6f, 9½f in GB.

Sidrah (f. by Al Maher). Winner at 2000m in 2014-15 in Aust.

Chauncy Red (g. by Red Ransom). Winner at 1800m in Aust.

The Gavel (g. by Al Maher). See below.

Acland Street (f. by Zabeel). Unraced. Dam of-

Street Name. 7 wins from 3000m to 4300m, €271,110, to 2015, Auteuil Prix Aguado Hurdle, Prix Claude le Lorrain Hurdle, Prix Leon Olry-Roederer Hurdle.

Drive Away. 3 wins from 2100m to 3100m, Maisons-Laffitte Prix de Lescar, Prix de la Frette, Prix d'Hardricourt, 2d Maisons-Laffitte Prix d'Orgeval, Prix de Mericourt, 3d Saint-Cloud Prix du Haras de Bel Ebat, Deauville Prix du Gue.

Konig Drive. 2 wins at 3900m, €123,465, in 2016, Pau Prix du Haras de Saint-Vincent S/chase, 2d Auteuil Prix Duc d'Anjou S/chase, 3d Auteuil Prix Fleuret S/chase.

Street Party. Winner at 2400m in France.


2nd dam

BROADWAY JOAN, by Bold Arian. Unraced. Dam of 15 foals, 13 to race, 10 winners, inc:-

FOURSTARS ALLSTAR (Compliance). 14 wins-4 at 2, £124,444, US$1,363,025, Irish Two Thousand Guineas, Gr.1, Keeneland Elkhorn S., Gr.2, Saratoga Bernard Baruch H., Gr.2-twice, Saratoga Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, Aqueduct Fort Marcy H., Gr.3, Pilgrim S., Gr.3, Rockingham New Hampshire Sweepstakes H., Gr.3, 2d Atlantic City Caesars International H., Gr.1, Belmont Breeders' Cup H., Gr.3, Belmont Poker S., Gr.3, Lexington S., Gr.3, Gulfstream Appleton H., Gr.3, Saratoga Daryl's Joy H., Gr.3, Laurel Futurity, Gr.3, Monmouth Red Bank H., Gr.3, Pimlico Early Times Dixie H., Gr.3, 3d Breeders' Cup Mile S., Gr.1, Aqueduct Knickerbocker H., Gr.3, Churchill Downs Turf Classic S., Gr.3. Sire.

FOURSTARDAVE (Compliance). 21 wins-3 at 2, US$1,636,560, Canterbury St Paul Derby, Gr.2, Belmont Poker S., Gr.3-twice, Saratoga Daryl's Joy S., Gr.3-twice, Empire S., L, Finger Lakes Aspirant S., L, 2d Aqueduct Fort Marcy H., Gr.3, Belmont Jaipur S., Gr.3-twice, Poker S., Gr.3, Saratoga Daryl's Joy S., Gr.3-twice, Aqueduct New York Stallion S., L-twice, Belmont New York Stallion S. (c&g), L, 3d Saratoga Bernard Baruch H., Gr.2, Belmont Kelso H., Gr.3, Jaipur S., Gr.3, Monmouth Red Bank H., Gr.3.

Astor Place (Sadler's Wells). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, Ascot Milcars S., Newmarket Jocelyn Hambro 2YO S., Santa Anita Allowance, 3d Maisons-Laffitte Prix Maurice de Nieuil, Gr.2. Sire.

Broadway Lady (Ordway). 3 wins from 7f to 8½f, Aqueduct Allowance, Belmont Allowance, 3d Belmont Gaviola S., L. Producer.

Diane Suzanne. 2 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-

MYSTIC LADY (Thunder Gulch). 10 wins-3 at 2-at 6f, 8½f, US$1,170,390, Oaklawn Fantasy S., Gr.2, Philadelphia Cotillion H., Gr.2, Gulfstream Herecomesthebride S., Gr.3, Meadowlands Honey Bee H., Gr.3, Monmouth Jersey Derby, Gr.3, Gulfstream Banshee Breeze H., L, Calder Hollywood Wildcat S., L, 2d Churchill Downs Louisville Breeders' Cup H., Gr.2, Fair Grounds Oaks, Gr.2, Turfway Breeders' Cup S., Gr.2, Aqueduct Turnback the Alarm H., Gr.3, Belmont Miss Grillo S., Gr.3, Delaware Oaks, Gr.3, 3d Santa Anita Lady's Secret H., Gr.2, Saratoga Lake Placid H., Gr.2. Producer.

ETHYL MAE (Woodman). Winner at 2, Belmont Staten Island S., L, 3d Suffolk Downs Oaks, L. Producer.


Race Record: 2 Starts 0-0-2 A$4,055.

Placed at 3 in 2015-16 in Aust.