horse race


: an event in which horses race and people bet on which horse will win

: a close contest

Full Definition of HORSE RACE

:  a close contest (as in politics)

Examples of HORSE RACE

  1. The election is sure to become a horse race by early summer.

First Known Use of HORSE RACE



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