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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Summary: Ride your luck this month on the Dubai Metro.
Sometimes you ride your luck and he's had a bit of that this year.
As I say, you have to ride your luck sometimes, but fair play to him he drove a good race.