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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On Saturday, Songbird made an easy lead at a reasonable pace (24.14 seconds for a quarter mile, 47.91 for the half and 1:12.29 for three-quarters), but could not hold off Forever Unbridled, a very solid filly, in the final furlong.
Munny Spunt ($38.60), trained by Doug O’Neill and owned by ERJ Racing, was awarded the win in the Grade III $100,000 Torrey Pines for 3-year-old fillies, run at 1 mile over the main track.
Other stakes Saturday are the $75,000 Find for 3-year-olds and up and $75,000 All Brandy for fillies and mares 3 and older, both contested at 11/8 miles over Laurel's world-class turf course.
The 4-year-old filly held off 9-5 favorite Profound Moment by a neck in the $25,000 race.
The clones have sired more than 375 foals, colts, and fillies priced at $50,000 to $250,000.
That would be the great filly Songbird, inches from being unbeaten in 13 starts.
There were five other fillies and mares entered in the mile and a quarter DelCap.
Aqua Frio’s time was the fastest mile of the season at the Auburn track, surpassing the 1:34.88 set last week by Top Quality in the Irish Day Stakes for 3-year-old fillies.
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Origin and Etymology of filly
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
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: a young female horse
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