dark horse

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a political candidate who is not well known but could win unexpectedly

a racehorse about which little is known

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Some important Kerry insiders say to keep a sharp eye on Several other "dark horse" figures who could appear in a Kerry Administration.
Dark Horse, headquartered in Milwaukie, goes head-to-head with New York-based comics giants Marvel and DC Comics.
Attorneys for the creators of a Christian rap song that a jury says was improperly copied in Katy Perry's song "Dark Horse" say the pop superstar's 2013 hit earned roughly $41 million.
Perry's lawyers say her "Dark Horse" earnings amounted to $3.2 million, minus $800,000 in costs.
The 'Dark Horse' beat plays a hair slower and, consequently, even seems to come in at a bit of a deeper pitch.
For tickets to Pool's show at The Dark Horse, visit the venue's Facebook page.
To be published under Dark Horse Comics, the 256-page encyclopedia will detail the three decades of the franchise's history - starting with the 'Super Mario Bros.' to the 'Super Mario 3D World' released in 2013.
The dark horse in the line-up, in the absence of a dark horse, could be singing mother-and-son duo Mel and Jamie.
The Cheval Blanc is the brainchild of hospitality industry entrepreneur Keith Marsden, owner of The Dark Horse next door and the Prince of Wales pub nearby.
Dark Horse Theatre lost all its Arts Council funding last year - wrecking its production and touring plans.
Janet Vokes, 61, is the star of documentary film Dark Horse which received its world premiere last night at the Maxime Cinema in Blackwood.
London, July 4 ( ANI ): Katy Perry has been sued by Christian rap star Flame after he claimed that the singer stole his song 'Joyful Noise' in 'Dark Horse'.
A petition to remove Katy Perry's "Dark Horse" video from YouTube is gathering steam after Muslims worldwide found it blasphemous.
Hollywood, CA, October 17, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Helen Darras, Licensor & Producer for a Dark Horse Comics Graphic Novel will be appearing as a Special Guest at the 2013 MCM London Comic Con held October 25 - 27, at the Excel - London - Royal Victoria Dock - Convention Center.
But powerful Polish player Janowicz did his best to show he could be the dark horse as he defeated a seed at a grand slam for the first time in his career.