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Breeders' Cup World Championships - Del Mar

November 06, 2017

Considered by many to be one of the premiere thoroughbred horseracing events of the year, the Breeders’ Cup attracts the best horses, breeders, trainers, and owners from across the globe. One the first day of the event, taking place this year at Del Marc Racetrack, in California, Longines had the honour of presenting the winning team of Forever Unbridled with elegant Longines timepieces, following their victory in the Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff. In addition, the Swiss watch brand awarded the Longines Prize for Elegance to Chelsea Mesa and Francisco Hernandez, who distinguished themselve...

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Look Eras claims the LONGINES Cup at the first edition of the LONGINES Night Races

November 03, 2017

The LONGINES Cup, the fifth race of the evening, was claimed by Look Eras ridden by jockey Nash Rawiller in 1:10:33. The winning owner, jockey, and trainer were each awarded with elegant LONGINES Conquest Classic timepieces, presented by Ms. Karen Au Yeung, Vice President of LONGINES Hong Kong.


The LONGINES Night Race was graced by the presence of Hong Kong actress and television presenter Ali Lee, who experienced for the first time the excitement of LONGINES horse racing event. Ali Lee said: “With the LONGINES Night Races being my first attendance at a horse racing event, I am fasc...

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Frankie Dettori on Cracksman wins 2017 QIPCO Champion Stakes at Ascot

October 25, 2017

On Saturday 21 October 2017, Longines had the honour to time the races of Britain’s richest race day, the QIPCO British Champions Day, during which Cracksman led by 2015 Longines World’s Best Jockey Frankie Dettori claimed the QIPCO Champions Stakes.

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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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Breeders' Cup World Championships -  Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff and Longines Breeders' Cup Turf; Del Mar; Horse Racing; 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
  • 3rd130 pt
    Cracksman gb
Longines IFHA World's best Race Horse Rankings
  • 1st130 pt
    Hugh Bowman aus
  • 2nd118 pt
    Ryan Moore gb
  • 3rd86 pt
    Lanfranco Dettori gb