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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.
NOT even the normally eagle-eyed players on Betfair reckoned Rydalis and Milo Milan had dead-heated at the end of a real slog for the 3m handicap chase but connections of the two horses were more than happy to share the spoils.
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.
Hills committed the offence last Tuesday when the Newcastle stewards decided he had failed to ride out Buthaina to the line when the 11-8 favourite dead-heated with Swift Alchemist in a maiden event.
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.
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.
When was the last time two horses trained by the same person dead-heated for first place?