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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Finley’sluckycharm sat just off the pace early, took the lead on the turn and held on for a nose victory over Miss Sunset in Saturday’s $300,000, Grade 1 Madison Stakes for older fillies and mares at Keeneland.
The counterpart race for fillies, the $150,000 Sanibel Island Stakes, saw Figarella’s Queen surviving a photo a nose ahead of a late running Ferdinanda.
The man and the filly who pulled each other from the flames forge ahead.
The 4-year-old filly, under a masterful ride by Corey Nakatani, went last to first to win by ½ length.
The 30th running of the one-mile Beyond the Wire for 3-year-old fillies, previously contested as the Caesar's Wish, was the third of five stakes worth $450,000 in purses on an 11-race St. Patrick's Day program.
The stakes is for fillies and mares 4 and up going 1 1/8 miles on the turf.
With the unhurried efficiency of a filly guided by a jockey who knew the race plan, Howboutthiscowgirl proved to be both the fastest and best-looking runner in the $65,000 Two Altazana Stakes.
Ruby also sponsored Smith in last year’s Kentucky Oaks as the rider of the filly Abel Tasman.
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Origin and Etymology of filly
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of filly for English Language Learners
: a young female horse
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