Life in the Winner’s Enclosure

Sporting Judgement

Professional sport is all about winning.

Iconic US golfer Walter Hagen once said, “nobody remembers who came in 2nd” and in most cases, he’s probably right.

However, the average Joe will struggle to ever experience even coming second in professional sport, never mind winning, and that’s if they ever experience elite sport at all.

Of course, we all have our favourite teams, athletes or nations, and experience all the ups and downs along the way with them. But few ever get to be part of that professional outfit.

In football, you’ll need exceptional talent to get on the pitch and then into a coaching role, or bags of money to become a director, chairman or owner.

The same rules apply for cricket, rugby, tennis or whatever your sport may be.

But where am I going with all of this?

Well, along with football and cricket, horse racing is my sport…

View original post 539 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s