a two-horse race(redirected from a two horse race)
a two-horse race
A competition in which only two participants seem likely to win. I know there's eight girls running, but it's really a two-horse race between Jenny and Stella—the others just don't stand a chance. A number of candidates always end up on the ballot in each presidential election, it's only ever a two-horse race, really. No, I'm out of the running. The Science Fair has become a two-horse race between Ben and Rachel.
See also: race
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