Nice Ace Draws Off For Second Straight Hard Spun S. Win
NICE ACE ($406,407) Winning Hard Spun S.
Blackstone Farm bred Nice Ace broke sharply under
Pablo Morales and set all the pace before drawing off
to claim victory for the second straight year in the
$100,000 Hard Spun S. at Presque Isle Downs.
The 5-year-old son of Noble Mission (GB) out of
A Lady With An Ace was sold with South Point Sales
at the 2019 Fasig-Tipton July sale. He´s now a 3-time
Stakes winner for owner Robert Bone and trainer
Tim Girten. In addition to his wire-to-wire
2022 Hard Spun victory (by 5 1/2 lengths),
Nice Ace also captured the 2022
Nice Ace has now had his picture taken a total of 10 times and banked $400,607. He´s been on the board on eight
other occasions in his 24 race career, including placings in two additional black type events.
Just three days earlier, Blackstone Farm bred Roses for Debra posted a sensational victory in the Caress S. (G3) at Saratoga. Nice Ace and Roses for Debra are among the 19 Blackstone Farm bred winners in 2023.