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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I rode my luck at the start, it just seemed to be one of those days where everything went right and I capitalised," he told Sky Sports 2.
I rode my luck today, sometimes you just have to take it with a pinch of salt.
I rode my luck says Root on his 184 run hit CRICKET JOE ROOT enjoyed a dream start as England captain and was pleased he was already able to lead by example.
I rode my luck at the start, it just seemed to be one of those days where everything went right | Joe Root acknowledges the crowd and I capitalised," he told Sky Sports 2.