Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Paris, France)

After their victory in the Prix de Diane Longines in June 2013, Thierry Jarnet and Treve won the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Sunday 6 October 2013. Longines was partner and official timekeeper of the event for the third consecutive year. As partner of France Galop and of the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, the Swiss watch brand was the title partner of another international Group 1 race on the same day, the Prix de l’Opéra Longines, won by Christophe Soumillon on Dalkala.

The Longchamp racecourse opened a new chapter in its history on Sunday 6 October 2013. The day was marked by the victory of Thierry Jarnet on Treve, the winners of the Prix de Diane Longines in June 2013, at the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Treve ran the course in 2’32’’04. Longines was partner and official timekeeper of the event for the third consecutive year. This prestigious competition took time for the 92nd time.

Additionally, the Swiss watch brand was the title partner of another international Group 1 race on the same day, the Prix de l’Opéra Longines. Amid the general excitement, that race was won by Christophe Soumillon on Dalkala in 2’09’’03.

Another highlight of the day was the Qatar Arabian World Cup, won by Christophe Soumillon on Mushrae.

In the frame of its partnership with France Galop, Longines is the official timekeeper of the racecourses of Chantilly, Deauville and Longchamp, as well as the title partner of the Prix de Diane Longines. The Swiss watch brand is also partner of the Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club.

The Official watch of this year’s Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe was Longines DolceVita. This collection has been an enormous success, thanks to its contemporary elegance. These models are a horological interpretation of the easy-going Italian way of life – la dolce vita. The perfectly harmonious proportions of the rectangular timepieces in this collection are its unique characteristic.


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