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France Galop and Longines - the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the event - presented tonight to the press the 169th edition of the Prix de Diane Longines, which will take place on Sunday 17 June 2018 at the Chantilly Racecourse. This day embodies the elegance true to the Prix de Diane Longines and will be punctuated by eight thoroughbred races, including the highlight race, the Prix de Diane Longines, which is known as the world’s most important race for fillies.
On this occasion, young jockeys from all over the world and amateur lady riders from the FEGENTRI (...
Louisville, KY (USA) / St. Imier (Switzerland), May 4, 2018 – Swiss watchmaking brand Longines reprised its role as the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper, and Official Watch of the Longines Kentucky Oaks this year. Following an impressive victory in the Longines Kentucky Oaks race by Monomoy Girl ridden by Florent Geroux, Mr. Charles Villoz, Longines Vice President and Head of International Sales, joined the winning filly’s owner, trainer, and jockey in the winner’s circle, honoring them with a presentation of Longines watches in front of the enthusiastic spectators.
As the fourth mos...
As the Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Kentucky Derby, the Swiss watch brand Longines was proud to celebrate the victory of Justify in the 144th running of the event. To mark their remarkable victory against a field of impressive contenders, the brand awarded Justify’s owner, trainer and jockey with Longines timepieces at the winner’s party. The event was just the latest in Longines’ rich tradition of precision sports timekeeping.
Known as “the most exciting two minutes in sports,” the 144th edition did not disappoint. Justify narrowly edged out Good Magic and Audible to take t...
Today, on the opening of Ascot’s flat season, Torcedor led by Colm O'donoghue passed first the finishing line in the Longines Sagaro Stakes, while Time To Study and Desert Skyline arrived second and third respectively. The winning owner, trainer and jockey were presented with elegant Longines timepieces from the hands of Maxim de Turckheim, Brand Manager of Longines UK. The Longines Sagaro Stakes, supported by the brand as its Title Partner and Official Timekeeper, is open to horses aged four years or older and is run over a distance of two miles at Ascot either in late April or early May...
On Sunday, 29 April 2018, Longines was delighted to participate alongside its Partner France Galop in the grand reopening of the new ParisLongchamp Racecourse. On a day highlighted by eight races and numerous entertainment activities for all, the spectators had the opportunity to marvel at the modern architecture of the new racecourse, all while attending a sports spectacle bringing together the world’s best jockeys and horses. After two years of monumental construction work carried out by the architect Dominique Perrault, the new ParisLongchamp has been designed to improve the racing exper...
This year, Longines hosted its Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes Ambassador, Jesinta Franklin at the event where champion mare, Winx led by Australian jockey Hugh Bowman won the world’s richest 2000m turf race amongst a crowd of 25,000 punters. Now crowned the World's Best Horse, Winx, dominated the turf at Royal Randwick to win her 25th consecutive title, placing her in the history books next to the legendary Black Caviar. During the day, elegance was also rewarded by the Swiss watch brand during the famous Longines Prize for Elegance, which crowned the lady and the man representing best the...
The 5th Chengdu Dubai International Cup meeting featured a competitive and thrilling day of racing at Jinma Lake Racecourse, a 2000m right-handed turf course just outside of Chengdu, Sichuan, China. The featured race of the day was the Chengdu Dubai International Cup presented by Longines, which was won by Moonlight Dash, a relatively lightly raced 10-year-old making his 27th start and winning for the fifth time. Jockey Richard Mullen was aboard the winner for trainer Satish Seemar, whose assistant Bhupat Seemar was on hand. In recognition for their remarkable performance, they were presen...