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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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He had soon caught him up again, for Agamemnon's mare Aethe kept pulling stronger and stronger, so that if the course had been longer he would have passed him, and there would not even have been a dead heat.
A tie in the knockout stage is settled on the winners of the Super Over Blue Square, 888sport will settle ties as dead heats throughout Victor Chandler will void all bets in group-stage ties and pay out on the Super Over winner in the knockout stages
Among those, Proposition 74 - which would extend the time it takes teachers to gain tenure - and Proposition 75 - which would require unions to get members' approval before spending dues on political issues - are locked in statistical dead heats, according to the poll.