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Longines FEI World Cup Western European League; Porsche Helsinki Horse Show
October 21, 2018
Jumping
Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Western European League - Helsinki International Horse Show

On Sunday 21 October 2018, Gudrun Patteet (BEL) and Sea Coast Pebbles Z claimed the second leg of the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM during the Helsinki International Horse Show. German rider Hans-Dieter Dreher and his mount Embassy II arrived second followed by Sweden’s Peder Fredricson on Hansson WI. As the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ series, Longines was proud to grant the winning rider with an elegant Longines watch as a reward of her great performance.

Besides, this world-class competition was also the perfect opportunity for the spectators to discover the Official Watch of the event, the Conquest V.H.P. “Very High Precision” model, which represents a new achievement in the field of quartz, combining great precision, high technicality and a sporty look marked by the brand’s unique elegance.

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Longines FEI World Cup North American League; Del Mar; 2018; Jumping
October 21, 2018
Jumping
Longines FEI World Cup North American League - Del Mar

On Saturday 20 October 2018, American rider Zazou Hoffman and her mount Samson II claimed the 5th leg of the 2018/2019  Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM North American League in Del Mar, California. Eduardo Menezes (BRA) on H5 Quintol arrived second, while USA’s Georgina Bloomberg on Charmeur completed the podium.

 

As the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Longines FEI Jumping World CupTM North American League series, Longines was delighted to grant the Zazou Hoffman with an elegant Longines timepiece. Besides, the Swiss watchmaker was proud to present the Official Watch of the event, the Conquest V.H.P. “Very High Precision” model, representing a new achievement in the field of quartz, combining great precision, high technicality and a sporty look, marked by the brand’s unique elegance.

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QIPCO British Champions Day; Ascot; 2018; Horse Racing;
October 20, 2018
Horse Racing
QIPCO British Champions Day - Ascot

The Swiss watch brand Longines, Main Partner, Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of Ascot Racecourse, was proud to provide its timekeeping expertise to the five thrilling races of the QIPCO British Champions Day, including the QIPCO British Champions Stakes, claimed by Craksman led by 2015 Longines World’s Best Jockey Frankie Dettori. This much-anticipated race day, which concludes the British flat racing season, was also marked by the celebration of the Flat Season Owners’ Championship title, claimed again this year by Godolphin. The Thoroughbred horseracing stable was represented by Hugh Anderson, Managing Director for UK & Dubai, and Sam Bullard, Director of Stallions, who received a Longines timepiece as well as a trophy form the hands of Juan-Carlos Capelli, Longines Vice President and Head of International Marketing.

 

In addition, the QIPCO British Champions Day was the opportunity for the brand to host an official presentation of its Longines Tracking System – first inaugurated in June during Royal Ascot and currently in use at Ascot racecourse – to selected members of horse racing world and press. This game-changing technology provides instant data on the exact position of horses during a race, race rankings, the distance between horses as well as their acceleration and deceleration, and measures the horses’ covered and remaining distance in the race. In addition to these features improving the experience for both racing professionals and spectators, the system does not require any permanent installation on the racecourse, as it is entirely based on satellite data. This enables racecourses located in protected historical or natural sites to be equipped with such advanced technology.

 

The Official Watch of the QIPCO British Champions Day was a model from the Record collection, featuring a mother-of-pearl dial and diamond indexes. Combining classic elegance and excellence, the pieces of this line are equipped with with automatic calibres and are chronometer-certified by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC).

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Longines Beijing Masters; Jumping; 2018; Beijing; Longines; Henrik von Eckermann
October 14, 2018
Jumping
Longines Beijing Masters - 2018

This weekend, the Bird’s Nest hosted the 2018 edition of the Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters, gathering the best Chinese and international riders for three intense days of competition. As the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper of the event, Longines was proud to time the remarkable performance of Henrik von Eckermann on Cincitty who claimed the Longines Grand Prix, which rounded off the weekend. The podium was completed by Ciren Bianba on High Sky du Sud and Daniel Deusser on Gringovantelzenhout. Taiwanese actor and Longines Ambassador of Elegance Eddie Peng who joined the brand in Beijing as a special guest, presented Henrik von Eckermann with an elegant Longines timepiece.

 

The 2018 Longines Equestrian Beijing Masters were a unique opportunity for the winged hourglass brand to highlight a gent model from the Record collection. Featuring a white matt dial with painted roman numerals, this timepiece is certified as a “chronometer” by the Swiss Official Chronometer Testing Institute (COSC). A stainless steel bracelet completes this exceptional piece.

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Longines FEI World Cup Western European League; Oslo Horse Show; 2018; Jumping; Douglas Lindelöw; Zacramento
October 14, 2018
Jumping
Longines FEI Jumping World Cup Western European League - Oslo Horse Show

The first leg of the 2018 / 2019 season of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Western European League was marked by Douglas Lindelöw’s great win. Swedish rider and his mount Zacramento claimed the title ahead of France’s Kevin Staut on Silver Deu De Virton H D C and Edwina Tops-Alexander (AUS) on California.  

Longines is delighted to be associated as the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ series (Western European League, North American League and China League), at which riders compete for the qualifying points for the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Final in Gothenburg in April 2019.

This world-class jumping rendezvous was also the occasion for the spectators to discover the Official Watch of the event, the Conquest V.H.P. “Very High Precision” model. This watch represents a new achievement in the field of quartz, combining great precision, high technicality and a sporty look, marked by the brand’s unique elegance.

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Longines; Conquest V.H.P. Collection; Mexico
October 11, 2018
Corporate
Longines officially launches the Conquest V.H.P. Collection in Mexico

On Wednesday 11th October 2018 Longines launched the Conquest V.H.P. collection in Mexico. The event took place in a famous art gallery and gathered members of the press, influencers and other guests from the brand. On this occasion, the guests discovered the attractive features of the Conquest V.H.P. The watches of this collection house a movement developed exclusively for Longines. This caliber stands out for its high degree of precision for an analog watch (±5 s/yr) and its ability to reset its hands after an impact or exposure to a magnetic field, using the GPD (Gear Position Detection) system. It benefits also from a very long battery life and a perpetual calendar. The guests had the opportunity to appreciate, “Back to the Future of Quartz”, an exhibition illustrating the Swiss watch brand milestones in the quartz history.

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