The horse-race mentality will demand at least a few more twists and turns.
horse-race polls that once showed a tough battle between the two now project an Obama blowout.
When I went to a horse-race I used to fasten my mind on the signal, and tried to see beforehand the number of the winner.
At least, nobody was ever killed when I was at a horse-race.
They had themselves been brought like poachers before the justices for a horse-race or a cock-fight.
This was said with as much bravado as if he was offering to bet upon a horse-race.
I remember the day you won the horse-race and I said, 'The devil's got the kid now sure.'
The occasion was a horse-race at the great Panathenaic festival.
The little horse in the horse-race, sah—the bottom dog in the dog-fight, sah.
But,” said I, “the horse-race takes place to-morrow, does it not?
A serious contest; a hard-fought competition: Suddenly what looked like a shoo-in turned into a real horse-race (1970s+)