Examples of filly in a Sentence
she's still a filly, so she has plenty of time to decide what she wants to do in life
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The Grade 1 $300,000 La Brea Stakes (seventh race, 3 p.m.) over seven furlongs for 3-year-old fillies has one of the more intriguing matchups with Paradise Woods (8-5 morning line) going against Unique Bella (9-5).
Jolley won the 1975 Kentucky Derby with Foolish Pleasure and the 1980 Derby with Genuine Risk, only the second filly to win the race.
Chad Bushaw’s son, Charles Russell Bushaw, tied for seventh in the Unlimited Amateur finals on Friday after turning in a 214 on a filly named Snappcat.
Lady Eli Two years ago, three-year-old Lady Eli was the best filly or mare in training.
Stellar Wind, at 5 years old, has been one of the great fillies and mares in her four-year racing career.
She was named champion filly of North America at 2 and 3 and is a virtual lock to be voted into the Racing Hall of Fame.
Dreaming of Julia, who finished two seconds faster in the Gulfstream Oaks, a race restricted to fillies, than Orb, the winner of the same day's Florida Derby.
Finally, after the Distaff will be the $150,000 Ken Maddy Stakes for older fillies and mares on the turf over 5 furlongs.
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First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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