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filly

young female horse up to first breeding or 4 years, then a maiden mare. Called filly foal up to weaning, then weanling filly to 1 year, then yearling filly to 2 years.
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The first foal of the dual Grade 1 winner Dank, Gloam was the highest-priced yearling to be sold in the world in 2017 and also the second-highest-priced yearling filly ever to be sold at auction.
Lesser fry filly Arnaaj is from a very fine breed but lacks experience compared to her other three rivals.
Sizzling looks a potentially high class filly, capable of winning most fillies maidens.
Jerry Barton, who won this race last year with So Shiny, has entered an unbeaten Chilean filly u Mensajera De La Luz in the fray while Bin Surour, winner of this race six times in the past, saddles Argentine filly Ishitaki and Siyaadah.
The foal champion was the section B colt, Llanarth Sinatra, owned by Len and Anne Bigley of Michaelchurch Escley, Hereford, and the reserve was the section A filly Llannor Lady Diane owned by Dennis Griffiths of Pwllheli.
And his hopes are high: The filly was sired by Say Florida Say, the winner of 33 races and over $2 million, and one of the most popular New York-breds ever to race.
She raced prominently, alongside Alpha Centauri until the Harrington filly engaged turbo-charge and forged clear coming up the Naas hill.
Key findings of the review VVABOUT 700 Flat races are now programmed exclusively for fillies, 40 per cent more than ten years ago VVTHE median prize fund available in fillies' races was above that of open races in each of the last ten years VVONCE reaching a rating of 75, the average filly earns more prize-money each season than the average colt.
The filly she beat, Dabulena, was beaten in Tipperary on Thursday, but she probably met a smart Ballydoyle filly in Alluringly.
The Danehill Dancer filly, who has won her last two starts in the Nassau Stakes and the Matron Stakes, bids for a Group 1 hat-trick at Keeneland on October 31.
And he believes she has come forward well since York, that she's a fastimproving filly.
The filly was consigned on behalf of her breeder Fiona Williams, who was overjoyed with the result.