Swiss Watch Brand Longines Times 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar
Longines’ passion for equestrian sport dates back to 1878, when it produced a chronograph pocket watch engraved with a jockey and his mount.
This model quickly became extremely popular among jockeys and horse-lovers thanks to its ability to precisely time events to the second.
Seen on the racetracks as early as 1881, this Longines chronograph pocket watch became the timer of choice for most New York sport judges.
Today, Longines is well-known for the its expertise and involvement in equestrian sports timing.
Longines has been based at Saint-Imier in Switzerland since 1832.
Its watchmaking expertise reflects a strong devotion to tradition, elegance and performance.
Longines has generations of experience as official timekeeper of world championships and as partner of international sports federation.
Known for the elegance of its timepieces, Longines is a member of Swatch Group Ltd, the World’s leading manufacturer of horological products.
With the winged hourglass as its emblem, the brand has outlets in over 150 countries.
About Breeders’ Cup:
The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships.
The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races.
Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, www.breederscup.com.
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