Carter broke an oar near the finish line, and it was all up then.
As he crossed the finish line, Bert was ahead by the length of a wheel!
The men shall be placed in the order in which they cross the finish line.
Every inch of her sails drawing, she swept toward the finish line.
A very pretty race, my dears, but shall we call this the finish line?
But could they catch and pass their rivals before the finish line was reached?
But Wayne Paddy shook his head as they descended from the stand and went toward the finish line.
The finish line is a "tape" (strand of worsted) stretched parallel with the starting line and five yards back of the receptacle.
But with the finish line close by, they could not seem to gain another inch.
With a sweep as of the wind she went away from it, and got her nose across the finish line three inches in front!