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Haskin: Best Fillies of the Past 50 Years

Many racing fans are prepared to state emphatically that Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra are two of the best, if not THE best, fillies of the past half-century. The list from which to chose, however, is longer than most think. Below is a reminder just how extensive that list is. With almost half the year still remaining...

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All Along, Dance Smartly, Makybe Diva, kincsem, Sunline, regret, Ruffian, Zarkava, Glorious Song. Top that!
Bayakoa, Paeana? My goodness
no Miesque, Go For Wand? Landaluce, Storm Flag Flying Azeri You need to read more
1) Zenyatta 2) Rachel Alexandra 3) Eight Bells 4)Ruffian 5)Lady's Secret 6) Mariahs Storm 7) Top Flight 8) Bold'N Determined 9)Shuvee 10) rags To Riches. Those are the top 10 best fillies of the last 50 years
I sent a message. lol
Tell us more, Mary.
I love this thread. It helped change my life last spring.
Althea, if only she hadn't tired in the Kentucky Derby. She was a hero to me.
Big hole in not adding Bayakoa (39 21-9-0), Miesque (16 12-3-1). Chris Everett (15 10-2-2), Haynies Maria (9 8-1-0). Genuine Risk (15 10-3-2), Go For Wand (13 12 -2-0), umtaz Mahal (1- 7-2-0), La Prevayonte ( 39 25-5-3), Lady's Secret ( 45 25-9-3), Two Lea (25 15-6-3)Top Flight (16 12-0-0), Ta Wee (21 15-2 1), Spinaway (9 7-2-0),Sky Beauty (21 15-2-2), Pretty Polly (24 22-2-0), Princess Rooney ( 21 17-2-1), Pan Zareta ( `5` 76-31-21) in a class of her own!, Myrtylwood ( 22 15-4-2), Mollie McCarthy ( 17 15-0-0), Maskette ( 17 12-3-0)
Ta Wee. Shuvee. Zenyatta.personal Ensign. Lady's Secret. Ruffian. Dark Mirage. Go for wand. Davona Dale. Dahlia. Cicada Rachel Alexandra. Straight Deal.
1) Zenyatta 2) Lady's Secret 3) Personal Ensign 4) Go For Wand 5) Bayakoa 6) Azeri 7) Rachel Alexandra 8) Twilight Tear 9) Gallorette 10) Busher
Mioesque, Ta Wee, Safely Kept, Lady's Secret, Ruffian...there are many
ta wee enough said
I'm surprised not a single person has Dance Smartly on their list-she certainly belongs in the argument as does Glorious Song
TA WEE .#1 DR FAGERS 1/2 sister. check her record and weight she carried ...non of the fillies,mares would carry that weight...case closed
1) ZENYATTA 2) RUFFIAN 3) LADY'S SECRET 4) GENUINE RISK 5) BOLD N' DETERMINED 6) SUSAN'S GIRL 7) PERSONAL ENSIGN 8) GO FOR WAND 9) INSIDE INFORMATION 10) SHUVEE
1) ZENYATTA 2) RUFFIAN 3) LADY'S SECRET 4) GENUINE RISK 5) BOLD N' DETERMINED 6) SUSAN'S GIRL 7) PERSONAL ENSIGN 8) GO FOR WAND 9) INSIDE INFORMATION 10) SHUVEE
I'm glad that Mr. Haskin mentions other great fillies and mares other than the ones that are totally fresh in our minds. There were even horses that I have forgotten about or haven't even heard of. Certainly, all these wonderful horses deserve recognition and respect, past and present. But what a talented list! It's hard to really choose a top 10 with these wonderful fillies and mares.
1) Ruffian 2)Lady's Secret 3) Personal Ensign 4) Rachel Alexandra 5)Zenyatta 6)Bold N Determined 7) Regret 8) Genuine Risk 9) Go For Wand 10) Inside Information

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