10/30/2008 11:00PM

My Magic Moment joins open winners


Lawrence Goichman has another good one on his hands.

His homebred juvenile filly My Magic Moment won the $75,000 Missymooiloveyou Stakes last Sunday at Belmont Park on turf.

She became the 30th New York-bred to win an open stakes this year, and the fifth from the foal crop of 2006.

Goichman is also the breeder of the outstanding New York-breds J'ray and Read the Footnotes.

J'ray, nearing the $1 million mark in earnings at $922,371, is a multiple graded-stakes-winning turf female. Read the Footnotes, also a multiple graded stakes winner, is now a leading first-crop stallion in New York.

As for My Magic Moment, her class was underlined two days earlier in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf, which was won by Maram. In her previous start, the Grade 3 Miss Grillo, My Magic Moment was third, beaten a neck by Maram.

My Magic Moment's victory in the Missymooiloveyou sent her career earnings to $97,830 with a record of 2-0-2 from 5 starts.

The race is named for the New York-bred winner of the Miss Grillo in 1992, and subsequently the dam of New York sire Ommadon.

My Magic Moment is by Forest Wildcat out of Sari, by Cozzene.

Sari, who raced in England, comes from an outstanding family.

Her dam, the Forty Niner mare Yamuna, is a half-sister to Eltish, a multiple group winner in England and Grade 1 placed in the United States.

She is also a half-sister to stakes winners Forest Gazelle, Souplesse, and Light Step.

This family also includes Contredance, winner of the Grade 1 Arlington-Washington Lassie, and Skimming, twice a winner of the Pacific Classic. Magic Moment was foaled at Keane Stud Operations LLC, in Amenia, N.Y.

Read the Footnotes starts fast

Speaking of Read the Footnotes, he is a nationally ranked first-crop sire with current progeny earnings of $480,345.

He is the sire of Forty Thieves, winner of the $200,000 Monmouth Park NATC Futurity, and the graded -stakes-placed runners Cribnote and Readthefootnotes.

Cribnote hit the board in both the Grade 1 Hopeful and Grade 1 Champagne, while Readthefootnotes placed in the Grade 3 Sapling Stakes.

Read the Footnotes has 10 winners from 19 runners in his first crop.

A 7-year-old son of Smoke Glacken, Read the Footnotes stands at Sequel Stallions New York, in Hudson, N.Y., where his fee for 2008 was $8,500.

State sires Golden Missile and Wheelaway added to their seasonal earnings with recent stakes winners.

Golden Missile's son Bertsgoldenmissile captured the Gate Dancer Stakes at Louisiana Downs to become the 10th stakes winner for his sire.

Golden Missile, who stands at Milfer Farm in Unadilla, N.Y., has progeny earnings this year of $2,466,232, placing him second to Freud on the state roster.

Wheelaway got his fourth stakes winner when Wheely won the John Kirby Stakes at Suffolk Downs.

He stands at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds in Saratoga Springs.

Keeneland sale starts Monday

Sixty-one New York-bred weanlings are cataloged to the Keeneland November bloodstock sale, which gets under way on Monday and ends Nov. 17.

Two colts cataloged for the opening-day session are from top New York families.

Greenfield Farm (B. D. Gibbs Farm LLC), agent VII, is selling a son of Arch as Hip No. 19.

His dam is New York-bred Fait Accompli, winner of the Saratoga Dew Stakes at Saratoga and third in the open Busanda Stakes at Aqueduct.

Fait Accompli is a half-sister to Sherpa Guide, an earner of nearly $400,000 who captured the Evan Shipman Stakes and placed in several others.

Greenfield Farm is also the consignor of Hip No. 156, a son of Anabaa out of Regard, by Fusaichi Pegasus.

Regard's stakes-winning dam is Notice Me, who produced the fine Give Notice, winner of the Lovely Claire Stakes at Aqueduct.

Notice Me is also the dam of New York-bred stakes-placed runners Royal Ruby, second in the Grade 3 Bay Shore Stakes, and of Look Upon, second in the Bouwerie Stakes.

Give Notice is the mother of New York-bred Never Give In, who was second in the Sleepy Hollow Stakes at Belmont Park.