Geri Horner and husband Christian celebrate first racehorse winner named after her hit No 1 song

GERI HALIWELL and Christian Horner showed Two Become Won – as the married couple celebrated their first racehorse winner.

The former Spice Girl and F1 boss saw their six-year-old gelding Lift Me Up win a point-to-point race on bank holiday Monday.

A multi-millionaire, globe-trotting couple, they pocketed £175 with victory – small change in the mega-money world of racing.

But way more important to Geri was seeing jockey Hannah Henn win by 15 lengths on a horse named after her No 1 single from 1999.

Geri, 49, who posted photos of herself with her horse to her 1.1million Instagram followers, said: "He is named after my song, which went to No 1, and now he has gone to No 1.

"I am very proud that it's a female jockey. It's girl power and he's got an amazing female trainer.

"Sometimes the girls have got to boss the boys!"

Red Bull chief Christian, 48, was celebrating his latest win after Max Verstappen won the Emilia Romagna Grand Prix the week before.

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Paying tribute to Lift Me Up's trainer Sarah Case after victory at Mollington racecourse, near Banbury, he said: "It's one horsepower rather than a 1,000. It is a bit of fun.

"Hannah did a wonderful job and so did Sarah making sure he was well prepared.

"It has been a good couple of weekends. We won at Imola last weekend – we have won here this weekend – and we need to repeat it in Miami."

Amazingly, jockey Hannah's only other victory came on a horse trained by her dad Chris in 2016.

She recently returned to racing again after having a baby.

But she showed her instincts hadn't left her as she steered Lift Me Up to an easy win in the 2m4f contest over jumps on just his second race.

Hannah, who is soon to start a new job with Sky Sports Racing, said: "I have been working for them for about two years. I look after the family horses, taking the kids riding and them riding.

"We sort of introduced them into pointing and being competitive themselves they wanted to buy a racehorse.

"It's an amazing opportunity. Geri has always been supportive being a mum and a girl.

"She has backed me and been a source of motivation. She's all girl power!"


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