Longines The Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes
As the Official Partner of the Australian Turf Club, Longines timed the Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes race day, the thrilling climax of the Sydney Carnival.
The two-day championship culminating with the much-anticipated Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes, attracts some of world top horses, trainers, owners and jockeys and is considered as a highlight in Australia’s sporting and social calendar. As the Title Partner of the event, Longines timed the Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes, which features the richest weight for age race over 2000m on turf in the world. This Group 1 race was clinched by champion mare Winx and the winning owner, trainer and jockey were presented with an elegant Longines watch. Elegance was also rewarded, as Longines hosted its famous Longines Prize for Elegance, which crowned the lady representing best the value dear to the brand.
The Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes was the occasion chosen by Longines to officially launch new models from The Longines Master Collection, displaying a sunray blue dial. These fashionable chromatic variations are perfectly in line with the classic and understated spirit of this collection and come in several diameters, so that men and women can find the watch best suited to their wrist. These elegant timepieces, housing a mechanical self-winding movement, are complimented by a steel bracelet or blue alligator watch strap, all fitted with a folding safety clasp.
The Longines Queen Elizabeth Stakes holds a special place in Longines history in equestrian timekeeping as it was during this race day that the watch brand launched the latest and game-changing development for timekeeping and tracking technology in thoroughbred racing: the Longines Positioning System (LPS). The innovative LPS inaugurates totally new data-handling dimensions and deepens the understanding of the races.
Based in St. Imier since 1832, Longines has a long tradition in watchmaking, characterised by the elegance of its watches. Using expertise gained as the company has evolved, Longines has gradually forged ties with the world of sport, where it demonstrates its excellence in precision timekeeping. Today, Longines is the oldest brand still in business, unchanged, in the international registers held by the World Intellectual Property Organization...Find out more >
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