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Official launch of the Longines Tracking System at Royal Ascot

June 22, 2018

Ascot (UK) / Saint-Imier (Switzerland), 21 June 2018 – Longines and Ascot Racecourse are proud to announce the official launch of the Swiss watch brand’s innovative Longines Tracking System, which was successfully inaugurated during the prestigious Royal Meeting, on Wednesday 20th of June. Ascot Racecourse thus becomes the first racecourse to be equipped with the system. This game-changing timing and tracking system – a world premiere in the horse racing industry – provides instant data on the exact position of horses during a race, race rankings, the distance between horses as well as thei...

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An elegant race day at Royal Ascot with Longines Ambassador of Elegance Eddie Peng

ASCOT
June 21, 2018

Characterized by a typical English sartorial elegance, Royal Ascot is considered worldwide to be one of the most prestigious sporting events in the calendar. After celebrating its ten-year partnership with Ascot in 2016, Longines proudly announced last week the renewal of its long-lasting association with the Berkshire racecourse. Under this agreement, the brand becomes an Official Partner of Ascot and continues its designation as Official Timekeeper and Watch. At Royal Ascot, the brand is also given an elevated profile, which includes stalls branding, on Wednesdays.

This day was thus ch...

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Royal Ascot 2018

ASCOT
June 19, 2018

As the Official Partner and Timekeeper of Royal Ascot, the Swiss watch brand Longines was proud to reward Calyx’s winning owner, trainer, lad and jockey – Frankie Dettori, winner of the 2015 Longines World’s Best Jockey – with elegant Longines timepieces, following their victory in the Coventry Stakes. Later in the day, Her Royal Highness Princess Anne also presented the King’s Stand Stakes winners with watches from the brand.

 

Characterized by the most traditional English sartorial elegance, Royal Ascot was the equestrian rendezvous chosen by the brand to invite the American rider A...

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Prix de Diane Longines 2018

CHANTILLY
June 17, 2018

The 169th edition of the Prix de Diane Longines saw the incredible victory of Laurens ridden by American jockey Patrick McDonald at the world’s most important race for fillies. The eagerly anticipated racing event took place at the sumptuous Chantilly racecourse on Sunday 17 June 2018 in front of thousands of spectators who flocked to watch the day’s eight thoroughbred races. As the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the event, Longines celebrated Laurens’ remarkable performance by awarding its owner, trainer and jockey with elegant timepieces. They were presented by Zhao Liyin...

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Longines and Ascot Racecourse Sign Official Partnership Agreement

June 14, 2018

This will include use of the Longines logo on the Grandstand and permanent on-course and off-course branding, throughout the year.  The branded chronometer close to the winning post and elegant clock in the Parade Ring will remain in situ. Each Official Partner has a day at Royal Ascot where their brand is given an elevated profile, which includes stalls branding. The day on which this will operate for Longines will be Wednesday.

Longines will continue as ‘The Official Watch of Royal Ascot’, supplying timepieces to winning connections of any horse breaking a track record over the Flat ra...

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Russian Federation President’s Cup

June 10, 2018

For the third year in a row, Longines was proud to be the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the Russian Federation President’s Cup, which was held on Sunday June 10th at the Central Moscow Hippodrome. Longines President Walter von Känel attended the event and witnessed the victory of Stanislav Kruglykhin on Conard. He was rewarded with an elegant Longines timepiece from the hands of Longines President, as a reward for his great performance.

This equestrian rendezvous is the most important and prestigious competition in Russia for thoroughbreds. For this reason, the...

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Belmont stakes & Longines Just A Game

BELMONT PARK
June 09, 2018

In 1919, Sir Barton won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes to achieve what’s considered the greatest accomplishment of a thoroughbred racehorse. Today, almost 100 years later, Longines had the honor of timing Justify’s win at the Belmont Stakes, marking a Triple Crown victory that has only happened 12 times before.

 

As the Official Timekeeper and Watch of Belmont Stakes, Longines awarded Justify’s owners, trainer and jockey with a timepiece presented by Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines Vice President and Head of International Marketing. Elegant Longines timepieces w...

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July 14, 2018 - July 14, 2018
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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
  • 1st130 pt
    Winx aus
  • 2nd129 pt
    Gun Runner usa
  • 3rd125 pt
    Cracksman gb
Longines IFHA World's best Race Horse Rankings
  • 1st70 pt
    Ryan Moore gb
  • 2nd64 pt
    Lanfranco Dettori gb
  • 3rd56 pt
    William Buick gb