Much touted I Am Di One delivers to give Nunes second winner

Smart looking filly I AM Di One winning on debut with Simon Husbands in the saddle.
Smart looking filly I AM Di One winning on debut with Simon Husbands in the saddle.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The bullet works by I Am Di One in the mornings manifested itself on the track for the first time today as the three-year-old dark bay filly by Adore The Gold – It Is I produced a nice turn of foot at the top of the lane to get home without a fuss in a maiden condition three-year-old event for fillies only run over six furlongs just moments ago at Caymanas Park.
Trained by Anthony Nunes and ridden by Bajan Simon Husbands, I Am Di One stayed behind the leaders before tugging Husbands to the front at the top of the lane to win by a commanding eight lengths. Second went to Black River with Formal Vision third.
I Am Di One clocked 1:14.3 for the distance of six furlongs, the same time as her stablemate Don Almighty (three-year-old bay colt) who won the second race on today’s card.
This was the second winner for Nunes on the day.
In his post-race interview Nunes stated that while he was encouraged by the effort of his filly it was literally a race against time to really have a say in the Classic 1000 Guineas scheduled to be run on April 13.

Pos. No. Horse Jockey Odds Win Place
1 1 I am Di One Simon Husbands 2-5 $70 $57
2 6 Black River Dane Nelson 3-1 $79
3 3 Formal Fashion Christopher Mamdeen 38-1 $126
4 8 Mystic Mama Omar Walker 9-2
5 11 My Episode Samantha Fletcher 61-1
TRAINER: Anthony Nunes
Splits:23.1 x 46.3 Time: 1:14.3 Margins: 8 x sh-head - 16 RAN
Q:$121 T/Fecta:$1132 Triple:$219
Ex:$173 S/Fecta:$3651 Pick-5: $1275
D/E:$225 Hi-5:$13,681

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