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  • September 16, 2018

    Jumping

    FEI/WBFSH World Breeding Jumping Championships for Young Horses

    On September 16, 2018, the Swiss watch brand Longines timed the victory of Uppercourt Cappucino in the under 5 years old category, Mystic van 'T Hoogeinde in the 6 years old category and Solid Gold Z in the 7 years old category. These three top horses were led by Richard Howley from Ireland, Jeroen de Winter from Belgium and Christian Ahlmann from Germany respectively.   The Official Watch of the event Longines was proud to highlight a model from the Record collection as the Official Watch of the event. Displaying a white matt dial with 12 painted roman numerals, this model is certified as a “chronometer” by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC). A stainless steel bracelet completes this exceptional piece.

  • September 16, 2018

    Jumping

    Longines China Tour

    This weekend was marked by the first leg of the Longines China Tour, which took place for the very first time in an exceptional venue: the Great Wall in Beijing.   Dutch rider Vincent Vermeulen riding Ceylon claimed the victory in the Longines Grand Prix, finishing ahead of Kenneth Cheng on Chaccopia and Jirigala Erdeng on Brikibo vd Bosbeek. In recognition for his exceptional performance, Vermeulen was presented with an elegant timepiece from the hands of Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines Vice president and Head of International Marketing.   In line with its motto “Elegance is an Attitude”, the Swiss watch brand was also proud to welcome three Chinese celebrities to the event, namely Xiong Zi Qi, Wu Xin, and Xing Zhao Lin.   During the Longines China Tour of Beijing Great Wall, the brand highlighted a ladies model from the Record collection, combining elegance and excellence. Displaying a mother-of-pearl dial and diamond indexes, this timepiece is chronometer-certified by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC), a designation awarded to all of the pieces in the Record collection.

  • September 09, 2018

    Jumping

    Longines Global Champions Tour - Roma

    The fifteenth leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour gathered this weekend the world’s best riders and horses in the sumptuous arena of the Stadio dei Marmi, ringed by 60 classical marble statues depicting different sports. As the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper of the series, Longines is proud to have timed the stunning victory of Ben Maher riding Explosion W in the weekend’s highlight trial, the Longines Global Champions Tour Grand Prix of Rome. The English rider finished ahead of Henrik von Eckermann on Cantinero and Jos Verlooy on Caracas, who secured the second and third place respectively. Longines President Walter von Känel presented Ben Maher with an elegant Longines timepiece as a reward for his great performance, together with Longines Vice President and Head of International Marketing Juan-Carlos Capelli. This victory handed him one of the last golden tickets to the Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix, where he will line up against the winners of the previous legs. Indeed, the winners of the previous legs will be invited to compete in the Longines Global Champions Tour Super Grand Prix, staged in the famous Czech capital Prague, to decide who will come out on top of the world’s best athletes. In addition, the overall Longines Global Champions Tour ranking battle is an intense affair as there is one last leg before the Longines Global Champions Tour finale, held in Doha, Qatar. Ben Maher is leading the charge with 284 points, ahead of Alberto Zorzi with 237 points and Harrie Smolders with 234 points. The Official Watch of the Longines Global Champions Tour of Rome The Official Watch of the Italian leg is the Conquest V.H.P. “Very High Precision” blue dial model, which represents a new achievement in the field of quartz, combining great precision, high technicality, and a sporty look, marked by the brand’s unique elegance. This timepiece houses an exclusive movement, renowned for its high degree of precision for an analog watch (± 5 seconds/year) and its ability to reset its hands after an impact or exposure to a magnetic field, using the GDP (gear position detection) system.