fair-haired boy

fair-haired boy  {n.},  {informal}
A person that gets special favors; favorite; pet.
If he wins the election by a large majority, he will become his party's fair-haired boy.
The local boy playing first base could do no wrong; he was the fair-haired boy of the fans.
Charles was a good student and behaved very well; he became the teacher's fair-haired boy.
Categories: {informal} {n.}