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.
See also: race, tight
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Polls have Fillon currently running in third place in a tight race.
The Lady Tamaraws' three-set victory over National University, 25-21, 25-21, 25-22, put them at a 7-6 slate and gave them the fifth seed in a tight race for the third and fourth spots in the semifinals.
New York Times BEING yoked to Donald Trump's campaign has been harrowing for Republicans like Senator Roy Blunt of Missouri, the presumed early favourite now caught in a surprisingly tight race for re-election.
com/story/news/politics/elections/2016/09/07/poll-half-want-see-marijuana-legalized-arizona/89778892/) show a tight race, another industry entered the fray: prison food providers.
WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (KUNA) -- Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are in a very tight race with only two points between them, Sunday's Washington Post-ABC News poll showed.
The two major parties are also locked in a tight race to control the country's largest city, Johannesburg.
Recent opinion polls show Mr Museveni in a tight race with Mr Besigye, who is promising to run a more efficient government.
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.
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.
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.
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.