But his horse, Devon Loch, fell down short of the finish line.
On its own, cross-country ski racing requires incredible endurance; competitors often collapse when they cross the finish line.
Her nearest competition crossed the finish line a full bus-length behind her.
The Daily Beast looks at Obama's predecessors, from Teddy Roosevelt to Bill Clinton, and how close they got to the finish line.
The White House was still reeling from the health-care fight, and the bill was set to limp across the finish line.
A very pretty race, my dears, but shall we call this the finish line?
Carter broke an oar near the finish line, and it was all up then.
For below there on the flashing river the two boats were crossing the finish line, Hammond a half length to the good!
As he crossed the finish line, Bert was ahead by the length of a wheel!
Barclay ran across the track with one end of the tape,—the finish line; Mr. Randolph held the other.