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Longines was proud to be continue its role as the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper for Longines Irish Champions Weekend, taking place on Ireland’s two premier racecourses, at Leopardstown and the Curragh.
The two-day meeting, rapidly establishing itself as one of the leading flat racing events in the world, featured the QIPCO Irish Champion Stakes at Leopardstown, won by Roaring Lion ridden by Oisin Murphy and the Comer Group International Irish St Leger at the Curragh, claimed by Flag of Honour, led by Ryan Moore. Longines rewarded winning owners, trainers and jockeys of these two...
For the eighth consecutive year, the Swiss watch brand Longines was proud to time the Longines Grosser Preis von Baden, the highlight of the “Great Festival Week” and one of the most important horse racing events in Germany, held on the Iffezheim racecourse. The featured 2’400-meter race was claimed by Best Solution – winner of the 2018 Longines Grosser Preis von Berlin in August – while Defoe and Iquitos finished second and third. The winning owner Godolphin, trainer Saeed bin Suroor and jockey Pat Cosrave were presented elegant timepieces from the hands of Rainer Eckert, Brand Manager Lon...
Swiss watch brand Longines was proud to time Catholic Boy’s victory in the 149th Travers Stakes, held at Saratoga racecourse on Saturday August 26, 2018.
The brand, represented by Longines’ Westfield World Trade Center Boutique General Manager Jesus Muniz, presented the winning jockey Javier Castellano, trainer Jonathan Thomas and owners, including Robert V. LaPenta, with elegant timepieces.
The Swiss watch brand Longines was proud to time the outstanding victory of Best Solution led by Pat Cosgrave at the 128th edition of the Longines Grosser Preis von Berlin, of which the brand is the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper. Saeed bin Suroor, trainer, Pat Cosgrave, jockey and a representative of the owner Godolphin were presented by elegant timepieces from the hands of Longines’ President Walter von Känel and Longines Germany’s Brand Manager Rainer Eckert.
All races run today on the Hoppegarten racecourse were timed by the Swiss watch brand using its Longines Positioning Sys...
On August 4th, 2018, the Swiss watch brand Longines was proud to time the victory of Jose L. Ortiz in the Longines Test Stakes during the exciting Whitney Invitational Day and to present Separationofpowers’s winning team with elegant Longines timepieces. The feature race of the day, the Whitney Stakes, was claimed by Diversify led by Irad Ortiz Jr.
The Official Watch of the event is a model from the Conquest V.H.P. “Very High Precision” collection, featuring a sunray blue dial. This line represents a new achievement in the field of quartz, combining great precision, high technicality and...
Longines was proud to serve as Official Partner and Timekeeper of Royal Racecourse by providing its innovative Longines Tracking System to the King George Day. Successfully inaugurated last June during Royal Ascot, this extremely accurate technology provides instant data on the exact position of horses during a race, race rankings, the distance between horses as well as their acceleration and deceleration. In addition, it measures the horses’ covered and remaining distance in the race. Another attractive feature is the fact that the system does not require any permanent installation on the ...
Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President of Longines and Head of International Marketing, as well as Louis Romanet, Chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA), and Brian Kavanagh, Chief Executive of Horse Racing Ireland, will take part in the ceremony. As the Official Partner and Official Watch of the IFHA, Swiss watchmaker Longines and the IFHA jointly created the Award of Merit in 2013 in order to honor public figures for their outstanding contribution to the world of horse racing.
Representing the Magnier family, MV Magnier, said, “We are most grateful to Lo...