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Yesterday, the Hipodromo Nacional de Maroñas hosted the 2018 Longines Gran Premio Latinoamericano, of which the Swiss watch brand is the proud Title Partner and the Official Timekeeper.
Roman Rosso ridden by Wilson Moreyra won the highlight race of the 2018 Longines Gran Premio Latinoamericano. The Longines Cup Clásico Diana was claimed by Julio Méndez on Sexy Reasons. As the Official Partner of the Organización Latinoamericana de Fomento del Pura Sangre de Carrera (OSAF), Longines is proud to have timed all the races of the Longines Gran Premio Latinoamericano in Montevideo, Uruguay. Du...
On 10 March 2018, Longines and the OSAF (Organización Sudamericana de Fomento del Sangre Pura de Carrera) were proud to grant the Heller Family a special award during a gala dinner held at the Hyatt Centric Montevideo in Uruguay. Liliana and Carlos Heller, recipients of the award, are breeders and owners, operating their major Thoroughbred farms in Chile, Stud-Haras Don Alberto, and in Lexington, Kentucky. During the evening, Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice-President of Longines and Head of International Marketing had the pleasure to grant the deserving family elegant Longines timepieces.%break%...
The Swiss watch brand Longines had the pleasure to attend the Gala dinner of the General Assembly of the FEGENTRI (International Federation of Gentlemen and Lady Riders), held this year in Pisa, Italy. During the evening, Longines, represented by Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President and Head of International Marketing, and the FEGENTRI, represented by its President Elie Hennau, had the honor to reward France’s Thomas Guineheux, winner of the 2017 Longines World FEGENTRI Championship for Gentlemen Riders and Belgium’s Sara Vermeersch, winner of the 2017 Longines World FEGENTRI Championship fo...
As Official Partner and Timekeeper of Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club, the Swiss watch brand was proud to celebrate the victory of The Blue Eye in the much-anticipated HH The Emir’s Trophy presented by Longines, and to reward the winning connections with elegant Longines timepieces, together with H.H. Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar. During the race day, Longines also presented the Longines Prize for Elegance to Nadia Durepaire, who distinguished herself as the most elegant lady at the racetrack.
The HH The Emir’s Trophy presented by Longines marked another s...
Today marks an important milestone in Longines’ involvement in horse racing in the United States, as the Swiss watch brand has announced the renewal of its long-term partnership with Churchill Downs Racetrack, which started in 2011. Longines will continue its role as the Official Partner, Timekeeper and Watch of the Kentucky Derby and the Title Partner, Timekeeper and Watch of the Longines Kentucky Oaks, on May 4-5, 2018.
To celebrate the partnership, Churchill Downs Racetrack and Longines unveiled a new logo for the Longines Kentucky Oaks, the premier race for 3-year-old fillies that is...
On 11 February Longines timed the victory of Dayverson de Barros on Berrahri at the Longines Grand Prix during the second Sunday of the White Turf St. Moritz, for which the watchmaker has the honor of being the Official Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch. The Grand Prix Longines is a preparatory race for the Longines 79. Grosser Preis von St. Moritz to be held on 18th February.
Since 1907, the annual White Turf St. Moritz event takes place on the frozen lake of the Graubünden renowned tourist resort during three Sundays in February. Attracting more than 30,000 visitors ...
After three Sundays of breathtaking races, the Longines 79. Grosser Preis von St. Moritz saw the victory of Maxim Pecheur on Nimrod, followed by Dayverson De Barros on Berrahri and Rene Piechulek on Amun. With its CHF 111’111 prizemoney, this race was the highest endowed in Switzerland. For the 111st anniversary of the event, Longines was proud to be once again the Official Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch.
After these three Sunday races, Longines honored Maxim Pecheur, the best jockey of the competition, with the “Longines Jockey Silver Trophy”.
Since 1907, t...