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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They passed it very, very well and we had to ride our luck a little bit thanks to a fantastic goalie and two centre-halves who are bang in form.
We had to ride our luck and Bolton squandered many chances but, credit where credit is due, we did defend resolutely with the keeper and back four playing their parts.
It was a day where we had to graft and ride our luck," said Posh boss Darren Ferguson.