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The Swiss watch brand Longines was proud to time the outstanding victory of Best Solution led by Pat Cosgrave at the 128th edition of the Longines Grosser Preis von Berlin, of which the brand is the Title Partner and Official Timekeeper. Saeed bin Suroor, trainer, Pat Cosgrave, jockey and a representative of the owner Godolphin were presented by elegant timepieces from the hands of Longines’ President Walter von Känel and Longines Germany’s Brand Manager Rainer Eckert.
All races run today on the Hoppegarten racecourse were timed by the Swiss watch brand using its Longines Positioning Sys...
On August 4th, 2018, the Swiss watch brand Longines was proud to time the victory of Jose L. Ortiz in the Longines Test Stakes during the exciting Whitney Invitational Day and to present Separationofpowers’s winning team with elegant Longines timepieces. The feature race of the day, the Whitney Stakes, was claimed by Diversify led by Irad Ortiz Jr.
The Official Watch of the event is a model from the Conquest V.H.P. “Very High Precision” collection, featuring a sunray blue dial. This line represents a new achievement in the field of quartz, combining great precision, high technicality and...
Longines was proud to serve as Official Partner and Timekeeper of Royal Racecourse by providing its innovative Longines Tracking System to the King George Day. Successfully inaugurated last June during Royal Ascot, this extremely accurate 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. In addition, it measures the horses’ covered and remaining distance in the race. Another attractive feature is the fact that the system does not require any permanent installation on the ...
Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President of Longines and Head of International Marketing, as well as Louis Romanet, Chairman of the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA), and Brian Kavanagh, Chief Executive of Horse Racing Ireland, will take part in the ceremony. As the Official Partner and Official Watch of the IFHA, Swiss watchmaker Longines and the IFHA jointly created the Award of Merit in 2013 in order to honor public figures for their outstanding contribution to the world of horse racing.
Representing the Magnier family, MV Magnier, said, “We are most grateful to Lo...
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...
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...
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...