filly filly  /ˈfɪ li/


  • (n) a young female horse under the age of four


  1. No filly in thoroughbred history has had as difficult a spring.
  2. Hillary Clinton enthusiastically picked a filly named Eight Belles to win the Kentucky Derby and compared herself to the horse.
  3. At post time, a few infield sentimentalists dredged up their last sous to get aboard Rita Hayworth's filly Double Rose.


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    A Flashy Bull filly, who was the co-fastest worker during the under-tack show of the Fasig-Tipton Texas auction of 2-year-olds in training at Lone Star Park, topped the sale on Tuesday when she fetched $170,000 from the Martin Racing and Carl Moore ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. Woodbine barn under quarantine after filly's death

    ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Woodbine’s Barn 1 was under a voluntary quarantine Tuesday, pending the results of a necropsy on a filly who died in her stall Monday morning.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  3. A filly in the Belmont: Will history repeat?

    Filly Unlimited Budget teams up with jockey Rosie Napravnik in the Belmont Stakes It’s monumental when a 3-year-old filly challenges the colts and geldings in a Grade 1 mile-and-a-half classic known for crowning legends.
    on June 7, 2013     Source:

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  1. "I think he'll run a good race," said Borel. "I don't think he can run with my filly, but he'll run a good race."
    on May 15, 2009 By: Calvin Borel Source: The Star-Ledger -

  2. "It's a special feeling," Pletcher said about winning one of the classic US races for three-year-olds. "To do it with a filly, it's a real credit to how good this filly is."
    on Jun 9, 2007 By: Todd Pletcher Source: Reuters Canada

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