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dead heat

a. a race or contest in which two or more participants tie for first place
b. a tie between two or more contestants in any position
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However, Les Davies who was secretary at Newport's Somerton Park track, which closed in 1963, claimed that in 1958 three greyhounds - Combine Hope, Finnerty and Maglin Breeze - ran a triple dead heat.
When we announced the triple dead heat a huge roar went up," the paper quoted him as saying.
The first ever triple dead heat happened in January, 2011, and bookies said the chances of it happening again were 30 million-to-one.
Preliminary results of the race showed Tarmoh beating out Felix by one-thousandth of a second, although closer inspection resulted in a dead heat.
The retired planning official for Coventry City Council said yesterday: "Officers said they had a hat all ready to draw lots from after it was an apparent dead heat.
It took me three or four days to get over losing the Kentucky Derby,'' said Solis, who finished in a dead heat for fourth with Brother Derek behind winner Barbaro.
ARCH RIVALS Martin Pipe and Paul Nicholls were forced to split the cash at Newbury yesterday as Horus (22-1) and Cornish Sett (5-1) staged a dramatic dead heat in the pounds 43,000 Vodafone Gold Cup.
Bush and Senator John Kerry were locked in a dead heat right up until Election Day.
Despite the dissatisfaction, the race between Mr Bush and his election challenger, John Kerry, is a dead heat, the Los Angeles Times Poll found.
Dead Heat is a short, punchy, no-holds-barred pitch to push the 'facts' of climate change, and the associated roll-on of wider environmental and social problems into view.
Competition for this year's selection was "a dead heat," said Command Sgt.
Usage of specialized Internet radio sites was dramatically higher than local or distant radio sites among persons 12-24, marginally higher among persons 25-34, and in a dead heat with local and distant radio over age 34.