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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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Lizzy said: "We've beaten each other from time to time in various races, but this was the first time we'd ever dead-heated.
Fayr Jag dead-heated with Ratio (9st 5lb) at Royal Ascot and the two could reoppose.
City Street and Open Story dead-heated for first in the Three Chimneys Juvenile in 57.
Report US TraversS takesG1 Saratoga,1 m2fd irt,3 yo GODOLPHIN enjoyed further Grade 1 success at Saratoga on Saturday - b ut only just, as 12-5 favourite Alpha dead-heated with longshot Golden Ticket in the 143rd running of the Travers Stakes, writes Nicholas Godfrey.
He has never quite realised Listed wins in the past and now he's dead-heated with a Leger winner and beaten a Breeders' Cup winner (Man Of Iron)
The Conservatives lost the overall control they have held for the past three years and were left dead-heated in numbers with the opposition Labour and Liberal groups.
He had earlier qualified for The Roy Pugh Memorial Final by dead-heating for third place with Gareth Price, and fantastically, dead-heated again for that position in the final.
When was the last time two horses trained by the same person dead-heated for first place?
BIG-RACE RECORDS Most successful horse (3 wins) Tristan (1882 dead-heat, 1883, 1884 dead-heat) Most successful jockey (6 wins) Danny Maher (1901-10), Charlie Elliott (1923-52) Most successful trainer (8 wins) Alec Taylor (1903-25) Most successful owner (6 wins) Aga Khan III (1930-55) Oldest winner (seven-year-old) Bendigo (1887) Shortest SP (1-100) Ormonde (1886) Longest winning SP (33-1) Hurry Harriet (1973) Biggest field 19 (1976, 1983) Smallest field 1 (1911) Dead-heats 1882, 1884, 1933 Not run 1939 Six memorable Champion Stakes 1882 Tristan and Thebais This finish was fought out by three champions, and four-year-olds Tristan (ridden by Fred Archer) and Thebais dead-heated, a neck in front of top three-year-old filly Dutch Oven.