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  • In Spain's case, the claims of financial inequality get ever louder as six La Liga clubs operate under bankruptcy protection while Madrid and Barcelona, with their separate TV income, make the title a two-horse race from start to finish.

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  • After that prices for two-horse syndicates range from £12,950 plus VAT (for a Motivator filly and a very attractive Manduro colt with William Haggas and Andrew Balding respectively) to £36,950 for a twelfth of two colts by Montjeu and Dansili.

    Highclere parade matches well-heeled optimists with £2m in horseflesh

  • And while that rivalry provides fodder for trash talk—Tuesday's press conference saw some good-natured barbs between the two camps—this race is more than a two-horse narrative.

    Watch Out for Mucho Macho Man

  • While first past the post is a system designed for a two-horse race, where whoever gets more votes wins, they claim it is not suited to a scenario in which multiple parties compete.

    Will anyone vote for AV in the electoral reform referendum?

  • It's a two-horse race over who should be the next chairman of the BBC Trust

    Hunt sends BBC Trust choice to No 10 as Tory right lobby against Patten

  • She traveled with fellow commissioner Abbot Kinney, whose knowledge of Spanish helped them to get by two-horse, double-seated carriage to Indian reservations in the Riverside and San Diego back country.

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  • The debate confirmed it is now a two-horse race, with Michele Bachmann, who is in third place in the polls, the biggest loser of the night, as she was completely overshadowed by Perry and Romney.

    Rick Perry clashes with Mitt Romney in combative Republican debate

  • In particular he is likely to target Romney, his nearest rival in what the opinion polls show to be a two-horse race.

    GOP presidential candidates debate in Orlando - as it happened

  • He's deploying them both tonight and they will give a proper test to the Kaboul-Gallas partnership, which has not been used terribly often owing to Ledly King's sustained run in the side.7:20pm: This is surely a match that Spurs could do with winning if they are to prevent the title race from becoming a two-horse race.

    Norwich City v Tottenham Hotspur – as it happened | Paul Doyle

  • So far it's been a two-horse race between Nero and Chase And Status but Neon could be a late contender as it comes with the catch-all opening lyric "right here, right now, we've got everything but one light out".

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