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blanket finish

Translation of blanket finish in Spanish:

noun

  • llegada (feminine) estrecha
    Example sentences
    • What makes this race so special is that it ended in a five-car blanket finish covered by 0.6 of a second.
    • She then gradually but remorselessly worked her way to the front, grabbing victory on the line in a blanket finish in one minute 56.38 seconds.
    • The 51-year-old rider brought the four-year-old horse from last to first to get home by half a length in a blanket finish.

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