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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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| Ladies' Open: Dead Heat Hospital (E Nicholas) 11-2 & PatricktomBoru (JHUGHEs) evens fav.
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."
Gary Matthews, Wimbledon's racing manager, asserted that after announcing the triple dead heat people cheered up as such a moment has not been witnessed by anyone before.
The 1877 Boat Race In the 183-year history of the Boat Race between Cambridge and Oxford, there has only ever been one dead heat. There were no finishing posts back in 1877 and the man responsible for calling the result - known as 'Honest John Phelps' - had lost his vantage point after the skiff he was sitting in drifted off course.
Nine days after a dead heat for third place in the women's 100 meters, Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh will break the tie.
The dead heat between Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh is the first-ever during the Olympic trials.
At one point there was a dead heat and it was thought two candidates might have to draw lots out of a hat to decide the result.
As for the girls, they are taking their dead heat in their stride.
Bush and Senator John Kerry were locked in a dead heat right up until Election Day.
It is very disappointing that "Dead Heat: The health consequences of global warming could be many" (SN: 7/3/04, p.
NEW kid on the block Howard Johnson took on the Flat's big guns yesterday and emerged with a share of the glory as Kasthari and Millenary fought out a thrilling dead heat in the Doncaster Cup.