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Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, Longines Prix de l'Opéra - Chantilly

October 05, 2017

Run for the second edition year in Chantilly, the Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe is a race which generates year after year unmatched enthusiasm, as evidenced by the ten thousands spectators in attendance, as well as the billion viewers installed in front of the television screens to watch  the performance of some of the best world’s racehorses. Besides, this unique horseracing event earned its worldwide reputation as it received the prestigious Longines World’s Best Horse Race award, which was presented for the first time by the IFHA and Longines in January 2016.

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Longines Irish Champions Weekend - Dublin

September 14, 2017

Racing enthusiasts from across the world turned out in style from September 9th to 10th for the Longines Irish Champions Weekend, of which the Swiss watch brand is the Title Partner and Official Watch.

The first race day, which took place in Leopardstown, saw the victory of Decorated Knight ridden by Andrea Atzeni in the much-awaited QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes. At Curragh on Sunday, the Comer Group International Irish St. Leger was claimed by Order of St George and 2014 & 2016 Longines World’s Best Jockey Ryan Moore.%break%The winning connections of these two featured races were rewarde...

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Longines Grosser Preis von Baden

September 07, 2017

One of Germany’s most important horse racing events took place this Sunday in Iffezheim: the Longines Grosser Preis von Baden, of which the Swiss watch brand Longines is the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper for the seventh consecutive year. The most awaited race of the day was claimed by Guignol, led by Filip Minarik. In addition to sporting performance on the racetrack, elegance was also celebrated by the brand which was looking for the most elegant woman in attendance. Janine George was crowned winner of the Longines Prize for Elegance, and received an elegant Longines timepiece.

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Longines launched its new second screen application during the Longines Grosser Preis von Berlin won by Adrie de Vries riding Dschingis Secret

September 07, 2017

On the occasion of the Longines Grosser Preis von Berlin, Longines launched its new horse racing application. Based on the Longines Positioning System technology, this innovative tool provides a live experience of horse races and real-time data. As Official Partner of this important race day, Longines timed the victory of Dschingis Secret ridden by Adrie de Vries and also honoured Bianca Prz. V. Preussen as the most elegant lady present at the racetrack with the Longines Prize for Elegance.


During the Longines Grosser Preis von Berlin, Longines had the pleasure to present its new se...

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Travers Stake - Saratoga

August 26, 2017

On August 26, 2017 the Swiss watch brand Longines, Official Watch and Timekeeper of the Saratoga racetrack, timed West Coast’s exciting victory at Travers Stakes. To honor West Coast’s victory, Longines presented owners (Gary and Mary West and New York Racing Association CEO and President Chris Kay), trainer (Bob Baffert, represented by his assistant Jimmy Barnes) and jockey (Mike Smith) with elegant Longines timepieces.%break%

The Official Watch of the event is a model from The Longines Master Collection, featuring a sunray blue dial and mounted on a blue alligator leather strap. This l...

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Whitney Invitational Day & Longines Test Stakes

August 05, 2017
Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimney's Gun Runner delivered on his reputation as one of the top older males in the US, picking up his second straight Grade 1 with a 5 ¼-length score as the heavy 3-5 favorite in Saturday's 90th running of the Whitney, the traditional focal race for older horses at the 149th Saratoga Race Course meet, supported by Longines as Official Timekeeper. As such, the Swiss watch brand presented elegant watches to the winning connections of both the Whitney Stakes and the Grade 1 Longines Test stakes for three year old fillies, claimed by American Gal.
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King George Day, The Longines Handicap Stakes - Ascot

July 29, 2017

On Saturday 29 July, Katie Walsh on Georgian Bay won The Longines International Handicap Stakes at Ascot. The winning connections received elegant Longines watches from the hands of Maxime de Turckheim, Brand Manager of Longines UK, for this amazing performance. The highlight race of the day, the King George VI And Queen Elizabeth Stakes, was claimed by Enable.

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QIPCO British Champions Day; Ascot; Horse Racing; 2017
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QIPCO British Champions Day - Ascot
October 21, 2017 - October 21, 2017
Longines HKIR Prelude Race Night; Hong Kong; Horse Racing; 2017
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Longines HKIR Prelude Race Night - Hong Kong
October 25, 2017 - October 25, 2017
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Horseracing is at the heart of Longines’ involvement in the world of equestrian sports. The Swiss watchmaker is the Official Partner and Official Watch of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA). As such, Longines is proud to present the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings, as well as the Longines World’s Best Jockey Rankings.
Longines IFHA World's best Race Horse Rankings
  • 1st134 pt
    Arrogate usa
  • 2nd132 pt
    Winx aus
  • 3rd128 pt
    Enable gb
Longines IFHA World's best Race Horse Rankings
  • 1st118 pt
    Hugh Bowman aus
  • 2nd84 pt
    Ryan Moore gb
  • 3rd72 pt
    Jim Crowley empty