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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Gate problems plagued another odds-on favorite trained by Gold in the Desert Vixen, the opening phase for fillies.
Spinaway Lady Ivanka ran down Maya Malibu in deep stretch and fended off her rival by three-quarters of a length to capture the 126th running of the Grade 1, $350,000 Spinaway for 2-year-old fillies at Saratoga.
In the workouts yesterday where potential buyers get a visual and virtual chance to check out the tires, the most eye-popping performance belonged to a filly named Dixie Blossom, a daughter of Dixie Union and a Lemon Drop Kid mare.
Unique Bella, one of the nation’s top 3-year-old fillies, missed six months of racing due to a shin injury.
Lael Stables' More'n Likely slipped through an opening along the rail in midstretch and held off favored Quality Time to capture the co-feature, a $42,000 entry-level allowance for fillies and mares on the Bowl Game Turf Course.
History also repeated in the filly counterpart, the My Dear Girl.
Early in the season, Bojack meets a teenage filly named Hollyhock (the comedian Aparna Nancherla, whose voice contains just the right gloss of sardonic angst).
This boutique sale of colts and fillies carried a high risk for buyers, since morning glories often don't turn into serious racehorses.
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Origin and Etymology of filly
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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