Made her own luck - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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make (one's) own luck
To rely on one's skill, ability, and perseverance to capitalize on opportunity, rather than relying solely on luck itself. A truly good businessperson knows how to make their own luck. You can't just wait around for success to fall into your lap!
make your own luck be successful through your own efforts and opportunism.
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INGLEWOOD - Blind Luck made her own luck
Sunday in the $405,250 Hollywood Starlet, making an explosive move early in the stretch and drawing away under a hand ride by jockey Rafael Bejarano to win the Grade I event by seven lengths on closing day of Hollywood Park's autumn meet.
She made her own luck
after that, holding off her rival to make sure of a place in the final.