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Longines Handicap de las Americas

May 27, 2017

Moises González riding Huitlacoche won the Longines Handicap de las Americas at the Hipódromo de las Américas in Mexico City for the fourth time in a row. The winning owner, trainer and jockey were awarded elegant Longines watches from the hands of Edith Chavez, Brand Manager Longines Mexico.

The same day, the Swiss watch brand honored Fabiola Gómes, as the most elegant lady attending the races with the Longines Prize for Elegance. She received a beautiful Longines watch. In addition of being the Title Partner and the Official Timekeeper of the Longines Handicap de las Americas, Longines...

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The 143rd Kentucky Derby marked by the victory of Always Dreaming - Louisville

May 06, 2017

As the Official Watch and Timekeeper of the Triple Crown, Longines was proud to be an integral part of the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby and support America’s greatest race. Following Always Dreaming’s superb victory in this legendary race, the Swiss watch brand Longines ceremoniously awarded owner, trainer and jockey with elegant watches. Always Dreaming, ridden by jockey John Velazquez, raced to victory, outrunning Looking At Lee in second place and Battle of Midway in third, after an exhilarating race. Earlier that day, the Churchill Distaff Turf Mile presented by Longines was clai...

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Longines Kentucky Oaks & Kentucky Derby, Churchill Distaff Turf Mile presented by Longines - Louisville

May 05, 2017

As the Official Watch and Timekeeper of the Kentucky Derby weekend, Longines had the pleasure to be an integral part of the 143rd running of the Longines Kentucky Oaks, America’s premier and most lucrative race for 3-year old fillies. At the end of an exhilarating race, Abel Tasman crossed the finish line ahead of Daddys Lil Darling and Lockdown. To mark Abel Tasman’s victory, the brand rewarded owners Teo Ah Khing, representing the China Horse Club and Bernard Clearly, representing Clearsky Farms, trainer Bob Baffert, and jockey Mike Smith with elegant timepieces from the Conquest collecti...

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Longines Sagaro Stakes - Ascot

May 03, 2017

On 3 May 2017, it was a case of Silvestre de Sousa at Ascot racecourse as the jockey had won the first two races of the day and claimed the feature race, Longines Sagaro Stakes, aboard the prominently ridden Sweet Selection, ahead of Prince of Arran and Nearly Caught. Sweet Selection’s owner, trainer and jockey received an elegant Longines timepiece to honor their victory.

Longines is the Title Partner of the Longines Sagaro Stakes race, as well as the Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Ascot racecourse.

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Longines presented its exclusive offer in sports timing services including a brand new application

April 26, 2017

Longines presented its whole innovative range of timekeeping services in Hoppegarten racecourse in Berlin (Germany) and launched the new second screen application. The Swiss watch brand has been committed to equestrian sports since 1878, when it produced a chronograph engraved with a jockey and his mount, allowing its user to time to the second. Since then, the brand has been more and more involved in equestrian sports, establishing partnerships with horse racing events and race courses around the world. In the same time, Longines has been developing its timekeeping services to provide more...

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Win a trip to the Kentucky Derby and discover the elegance of Longines

April 18, 2017

To celebrate its partnership with the Kentucky Derby, Longines announces the Kentucky Derby Photo Contest, which offers the opportunity to win a VIP experience at the Kentucky Derby. The contest asks participants to answer the question “What does elegance mean to you?” through a photo. To participate in the contest, users must:

  • Post a picture on social media (Instagram, Facebook or Twitter) representing elegance.
  • Use the tags #myElegance #Longines.

Longines has made available a special page for participants to vote for their favorite photo on https://www.longines.com/derby


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The Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes brings the Sydney Carnival to an elegant close

April 08, 2017

The Championships, a two-day meeting culminating with the much-anticipated Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes, attracts some of world top horses, trainers, owners and jockeys and is considered as a highlight in Australia’s sporting and social calendar. As the Title Partner of the event, Longines proudly timed the Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes, which features the richest weight for age race over 2000m on turf in the world. This Group 1 race was clinched by champion mare Winx and the winning owner, trainer and jockey were presented with an elegant Longines watch. Not only performance was rewar...

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Longines Sagaro Stakes; Horse Racing; Ascot; 2017; Silvestre de Sousa;
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Longines Sagaro Stakes - Ascot
May 03, 2017 - May 03, 2017
Preakness Stakes and Longines Dixie Stakes; Horse Racing; Baltimore; 2017
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Preakness Stakes and Longines Dixie Stakes - Baltimore
May 20, 2017 - May 20, 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
  • 3rd123 pt
    Hartnell aus
Longines IFHA World's best Race Horse Rankings
  • 1st82 pt
    Hugh Bowman aus
  • 2nd60 pt
    Tommy Berry aus
  • 3rd56 pt
    Joao Moreira hk