ride (one's) luck

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ride (one's) luck

To find success through fortune or chance rather than through one's own agency or risk-taking. (Used especially in reference to sporting events.) Primarily heard in UK. Cheltenham has been riding their luck lately, winning their last two games on penalty kicks alone, but they'll need to step up their game if they hope to have a place in the championship.
See also: luck, ride
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She will have to ride her luck in the early stages, but if she does steer clear of serious congestion should soon be on the case, and can readily put the race to bed by edging clear from the third turn.