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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."
The afternoon had got off to an exciting start when Dettori and Fallon dead-heated for the skybet.com Autumn Cup.
Dazzling Bay, winner of the William Hill Trophy at York, and Fayr Jag, who dead-heated for the Wokingham Handicap at Royal Ascot, head the Great Habton trainer's entry.
Trainers Richard Lee and Venetia Williams said so after Milo Milan and Rydalis dead-heated at Ludlow in January and, while waiting for the result of the photo-finish between Teetotal and Ayasha at Pontefract on June 23, my bet is that most backers would have opted for a dead-heat, which is what they got.
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)!" Akinoshirabe had a setback after her win at Newcastle in May but Luca Cumani's 5-2 favourite bounced back to form with victory in the boxingdayraces.
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.
The Mark Johnston-trained three-year-old was sent off the 10-11 favourite for the Ladbrokes.com Kibworth Handicap, in which he dead-heated for first place with 33-1 outsider New Beginning.
But victories on Hold To Ransom in the opening Sandringham Stakes and on Ratio, who dead-heated for first with Fayr Jag in the Wokingham Stakes, helped him to take the London Clubs Trophy.
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.
John Gosden's Jawla (Willie Supple) dead-heated for fifth with Paul Cole's Velvet Lady was three places further behind.