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Adjective: neck and neck
  1. Inconclusive as to outcome; close or just even in a race or comparison or competition
    "as they approached the finish line they were neck and neck";
    - head-to-head, nip and tuck
Adverb: neck and neck
  1. Even or close in a race or competition or comparison
    "the horses ran neck and neck";
    - head-to-head, nip and tuck [N. Amer]

See also: inconclusive

Encyclopedia: Neck and neck