HIT IT ONCE MORE ( Hard Spun) jumped right to the lead in the 1 5/16th mile Bernardini S at Aqueduct. He held on tenaciously, but could not hold off a closer in deep stretch and had to settle for 2nd. Last year he had no trouble at all wiring the field to win the Genesee Valley Breeders’ Stakes at Finger Lakes. The six-year-old horse has 3 prior stakes wins under his belt, the NY Derby, the Albany Stakes and the Haynesfied Stakes. He is owned by Yellow Moon Stables LLC and trained by Gary Sciacca. He has an enviable record of 36 -7-3-5, $585,997 HIT IT ONCE MORE got his early start with Kirkwood and was sold at Timonium as a 2-year-old in training for $90,000.