On Sunday, October 2, 2016, ‘Found’ and 2014 Longines World’s Best Jockey Ryan Moore were held in Chantilly. The Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe took the lead in the 2,400-meter race. The British jockey won the famous horse racing event for the second time.
Longines is an official partner, official timekeeper and designated watch for this race day, and it has presented wonderful events for 10,000 spectators at the scene. Swiss watch brand Longines also presented the ‘Longines l’Opéra Grand Prix’ (Prixdel’Opéra Longines), a 2,000-meter race designed for purebred mares. The result was Freddie Tylicki riding ‘SpeedyBoarding’.
In addition to the eagerly awaited exciting event, audiences in Chantilly also have the opportunity to explore the event’s designated watch: Longines Master Collection. This watch collection is the culmination of three centuries of watchmaking. Its design pays attention to balance and harmony, from the content quality to the appearance style is outstanding. The Longines MasterCollection watch has a fine silver dial, with chronograph and moon phase display functions. It uses a stainless steel case and a transparent caseback showing the charming dynamics of the self-winding mechanical movement.
This is the sixth time Longines has professionally timed this horse racing event during the weekend of October 1st to 2nd. This weekend, the race takes full advantage of tradition, elegance and performance-a value shared by this top equestrian sport and Swiss watch brand Longines. In addition, this unique horse racing event has won the world-renowned glory and won the LonginesWorld’s BestHorseRace award. This honor was first awarded by Longines and the International Federation of Horse Racing Organizations in January 2016.
Longines is a partner of FranceGalop, so it is logical to become the official timekeeper of Chantilly, Deauville and Longchamp Racecourse, and it is also the title partner of ‘PrixdeDianeLongines’ . Longines is also a partner of the Qatar Horse Racing and Equestrian Club.