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Longines Deauville Classic


September 07, 2017

Alexandra Paillot and Polias de Blondel claim the very first Grand Prix Longines Région Normandie at the Longines Deauville Classic

From August 4th to 6th, at the Deauville International Horse Centre, took place the first edition of the Longines Deauville Classic, an event combining sports and lifestyle, which the Swiss watch brand was proud to support as Title Partner and Official Timekeeper.
On August 4th, the brand was notably associated with the Longines race, a sports show featuring the top athletes of horse racing, show jumping and polo, which was claimed by the team comprising Adeline Hécart, Jacques Ricou and Argentinian polo player Jorge Pepa.
On Sunday, Longines presented one of the highlights of the event, the Longines Grand Prix region Normandie, claimed by Alexandra Paillot and Polias de Blondel. The French rider was rewarded an elegant Longines timepiece from the hands of Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President and Head of International Marketing.
In addition, during the event, the Swiss watch brand was associated with the charitable organization JustWorld International with the “Clear the Jump” initiative, following which Longines presented a cheque worth 5’000 meals to the organization.

The Official Watch of the Longines Deauville Classic is a lady model from The Longines Master Collection, featuring a sunray blue dial and diamond indexes. This line blends classic elegance and excellence, for the greatest pleasure of watchmaking enthusiasts.

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