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

ride your luck

let favourable events take their course without taking undue risks.
See also: luck, ride
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He was mystified by Geri Roulette's disappointing effort last time out at Sedgefield, but she made amends and rode her luck under Jim Crowley in the BBC Radio Newcastle Mares' Only Maiden Hurdle, taking advantage of Double Deal's mistake at the last to score by seven lengths