horse race

noun

Definition of horse race

: a close contest (as in politics)

Examples of horse race in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of horse race

1954, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of horse race was in 1954

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“Horse race.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horse%20race. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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