On Sunday, November 29, the iconic Tokyo Racecourse hosted the 40th Japan Cup in association with Longines. As the Official Partner and Official Timekeeper of this thrilling sports event, Longines was proud to time the victory of Almond Eye, ridden by Christophe Lemaire, in the feature race, and to present the winning team with elegant timepieces. The champion Japanese mare, who won the race for the second time, was followed by Contrail and Daring Tact.
Established in Tokyo since 1981, the Japan Cup in association with Longines is a 2400 meters international Group 1 turf race for horses aged 3 years or older. The event is the biggest race in the country and belongs to the most prestigious ones in the world.
Longines Spirit: The Official Watch of the 40th Japan Cup in association with Longines
The Longines Spirit collection is designed in the same manner as the timepieces of the famous pioneers as they conquered the air, land and sea. Today, Longines presents new timepieces that are a testimony to their pioneering spirit. A glowing tribute to these exceptional men and women who, by a record, an accomplishment or a display of courage, have left their mark on history - encouraging new generations to push the boundaries. All models from the Longines Spirit collection come with state-of-the-art technology, resulting in highly accurate movements that are all Chronometer-certified.