tight race

tight race

a close race. It was a tight race right up to the final turn when my horse pulled ahead and won easily.
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Abu Dhabi: With many former Federal National Council (FNC) members who won seats in the 2006 and 2011 elections contesting again, officials expect the FNC elections set for October 3 to be a very tight race.
But you want it to be a tight race and whenever we won it, it was always a tight race, so we'd like to be in there at least to the end, and if we have a really good season, we can maybe change the roles a little bit and just get to the end in a confident manner.
Opinion polls suggest the elections will be a tight race between the ruling coalition People's Partnership and the main opposition People's National Movement.
SEPARATE polls have handed both Labour and the Tories two-point leads as the tight race for No.
Polls predict a tight race between the Likud party of current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the center-left Zionist Union party led by Isaac Herzog.
FACING A tight race for reelection in the November midterm election, Gov.
McConnell is locked in a tight race against Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes (D-Ky.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has recovered support and would run a tight race with opposition candidate Marina Silva if October's election leads to a runoff vote, a poll showed.
In the showdown at the Mediolanum Forum in the Italian city, there was a tight race between both teams from the tip off to the buzzer, Anadolu News Agency Reported.
Following their opening nine-run win over England on Saturday, New Zealand is locked in a tight race for the semi-finals as it plays the Netherlands on Saturday and then Sri Lanka on Monday, the report added.
WALSH (D) BECAME THE 48TH MAYOR OF BOSTON this month after winning a tight race in November against John Connolly, a city councilor.
The tight race between President Obama and former Gov.
WASHINGTON - Democrat President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are in a tight race in Tuesday's U.
Under the US system, the winner is not determined by the nationwide popular vote but in state-by-state contests, making nine states that do not consistently vote Republican nor Democratic extremely important in such a tight race.
President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney remained locked in a tight race, with Obama's fate tied in part to how voters judge his record in restoring economic growth.