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June 15, 2021

Royal Ascot

ASCOT

This week, the best horses and jockeys in the world gathered at the Ascot Racecourse (UK) to compete in the most prestigious races of Royal Ascot and strive to etch their names in the history of an event steeped in prestige and excellence. As a dedicated supporter of equestrian sports, the Swiss watch brand Longines is privileged to take part in this revered horseracing meeting as its Official Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch. Under the current exceptional circumstances of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Longines showed its support in ensuring the safety of every team and atten...

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Royal Ascot

March 27, 2021

Dubai World Cup & Longines Dubai Sheema Classic

DUBAI

Known as the biggest sporting event on the Dubai calendar, the Dubai World Cup is held on the last Saturday of March at Meydan Racecourse and is the pinnacle of the United Arab Emirates' racing season, which ends two weeks later.

 

As Official Timekeeper of all events organised by the Meydan Group, Longines was proud to time the nine races of the Dubai World Cup, including the eponymous race, claimed by Mystic Guide, led by Luis Saez.

 

The other feature race of the day, the Longines Dubai Sheema Classic, was won by Mishriff, in front of Chrono Genesis and Loves Only You. The wi...

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Dubai World Cup & Longines Dubai Sheema Classic

December 13, 2020

Longines Hong Kong International Races

HONG KONG SAR

On Sunday, 13 December 2020, LONGINES was proud to take part in the 2020 LONGINES Hong Kong International Races as Title Partner and Official Timekeeper. A major highlight of the annual horseracing calendar, the LONGINES Hong Kong International Races day guaranteed impressive performances from some of the world's best horses and jockeys.

 

The LONGINES Hong Kong International Races delivered a thrilling conclusion to the year, featuring no fewer than four Group 1 races. Ryan Moore claimed the LONGINES Hong Kong Vase and the LONGINES Hong Kong Sprint, aboard Mogul and Danon Smash resp...

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Longines Hong Kong International Races

December 09, 2020

Longines International Jockey's Championships

HONG KONG SAR

Gathering some of the world’s best jockeys each year at the Happy Valley racecourse, in Hong Kong SAR, the LONGINES International Jockeys Championship was claimed yesterday by jockey Zac Purton with 20 points, ahead of Joao Moreira, Hollie Doyle and Alexis Badel. During the prize-giving ceremony, the winner was presented with an elegant timepiece from the hands of Ms. Nancy Tse, Vice President of LONGINES Hong Kong.

 

As the Official Watch of the event, the brand highlighted a blue-dial chronograph model from the LONGINES Spirit collection, designed in the same manner as the LONGINES...

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Longines International Jockey's Championships

November 29, 2020

Japan Cup in association with Longines

TOKYO

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 ho...

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Japan Cup in association with Longines

November 06, 2020

Breeders' Cup World Championships - Longines Breeders' Cup Classic/Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff/Longines Breeders' Cup Turf

LEXINGTON

In keeping with current health guidelines, the 2020 Breeders Cup World Championships were watched by thousands at home via the television and live streaming apps and were even able to experience the races through virtual reality, a first-time offering for the event.

 

In anticipation of the race, The Breeders Cup alongside its Official Partner Longines hosted a virtual fashion contest, the Longines Prize for Elegance, where hopeful equestrian fans and overall fashionistas shared their most stylish outfits via social media. The distinguished panel of judges included U.S. Longines Presi...

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Breeders' Cup World Championships - Longines Breeders' Cup Classic/Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff/Longines Breeders' Cup Turf

October 28, 2020

Longines HKIR Prelude Race Night

HONG KONG SAR

On October 28, 2020, at Happy Valley racecourse (HK SAR), Longines was proud to time the Longines Night Races: the much-awaited horseracing event kicking off the Longines Hong Kong International Races week. Best Alliance galloped to victory, ridden by jockey Keith Yeung in that evening’s highlight race, the Longines Cup. The winning owner, jockey and trainer each received an elegant Longines timepiece, presented by Ms. Nancy Tse, Vice President of Longines Hong Kong.

 

During the event, the brand highlighted a black-dial model from the Longines Spirit collection, designed in the same ...

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Longines HKIR Prelude Race Night

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LONGINES WORLD’S BEST RACEHORSE AND LONGINES WORLD’S BEST JOCKEY RANKINGS

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
  • 1st127 pt
    St Mark's Basilica IR
  • 2nd125 pt
    Palace Pier GB
  • 3rd123 pt
    Nature Strip AU
Longines IFHA World's best Race Horse Rankings
  • 2nd48 pt
    Vincent Ho HK