Luck. It's a word that is no stranger to all those who have ever had a flutter on football or horse racing.
Years ago I recall offering two double figure each way tips in a competitive jumps race. Coming to the last fence, we were going to collect. The only question would be which of my two would win and which would come second. They were so far clear of the third horse you couldn't see that one on the television screen. The 33/1 and 16/1 tips approached the last obstacle tired, but clearly one of . . .
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