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At many a racing venue, it's considered lucky (6)


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'considered lucky' is the definition.
I know that 'lucky' relates to this answer.

'at many a racing venue' is the wordplay.
'at' is a charade indicator (letters next to each other).
'many' becomes 'm' (Roman numeral for a thousand).
'a racing venue' becomes 'ascot' (English race course).
'm' next to 'ascot' is 'MASCOT'.

'it's' is the link.

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(Other definitions for mascot that I've seen before include "Symbolic figure, for a team say" , "Team's good-luck bringer" , "Symbolic lucky figure" , "Thing believed to bring good luck, perhaps to team" , "Thing supposed to bring good luck" .)

I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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