Swiss watch brand Longines partnered this past weekend with the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) to serve as the Official Watch and Preferred Partner of the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes, the third leg of the prestigious Triple Crown, on June 9, 2012 at Belmont Park.
Longines has been the Official Watch and Timekeeper of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, the first leg of the famed three races, for the last two Runs for the Roses.
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Longines, the Swiss watchmaker, was the Official Watch and Timekeeper of the 138th annual Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. As the Official Timekeeper of the Derby, Longines had a strong presence at Churchill Downs and other Derby affiliated events.
Chronograph watches from the new Longines Saint-Imier Collection, named after the company’s birthplace, were ceremoniously awarded to I’ll Have Another’s winning owner J. Paul Reddam, trainer Doug O’Neill, and jockey Mario Gutierrez by Jennifer Judkins, U.S. Brand President for Longines, and Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President and Head of International Marketing for Longines at the exclusive Winner’s Party on Saturday, May 5th to celebrate the “timely” victory of 2:01:83 by the triumphant thoroughbred.
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Tennis legend, philanthropist, and Longines Ambassador of Elegance Stefanie Graf joined the Swiss watch company Longines and Tourneau on January 24th, 2012, at Tourneau’s flagship location in New York City for a special ribbon cutting ceremony to unveil Longines’ brand new shop within Tourneau. The generous-sized space will exclusively showcase Longines watches, providing the client with an extensive range of Longines product in an atmosphere that reflects the brand’s elegant style.
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Tennis legend, philanthropist, and Longines ambassador of Elegance Andre Agassi teamed up with the Swiss watch brand Longines and fine jeweler Shreve & Co. on November 30, 2011 at the Stanford Shopping Center to host a fast serve contest followed by a Q&A with the USTA junior players to address the importance of education.
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Tennis legend, philanthropist, and Longines ambassador Stefanie Graf teamed up with Longines this week for two special events, the Longines Women Who Make a Difference Awards and the Longines Center Court for Kids Clinic in Harlem.
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Following their dramatic victory in the 137th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, the connections of Animal Kingdom were presented with The Longines Column-Wheel Chronograph, the official watch of the Kentucky Derby at the event’s exclusive Winners’ Circle Gala.
Owner Barry Irwin, trainer Graham Motion and jockey Johnny Velazquez received the watches from Jennifer Judkins, U.S. Brand President for Longines, the Official Watch and Timekeeper of the Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs.
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Swiss Watch Company, Longines hosted A Day With A Legend Event at Fink’s Jewelers Tuesday, November 16th at their Tysons Corner location. Brand ambassador and tennis legend Andre Agassi spoke to children from the USTA Mid/Atlantic and fans about his views on education in America, the Longines Elegance Scholarship Fund, his school- The Andre Agassi College Preparatory Academy and the work of his foundation- the Andre Agassi Foundation for Education. The foundation has raised $150 million for education initiatives since it’s founding in 1994. Mr. Agassi was accompanied by a graduating senior- Micah Jones from his Nevada-based preparatory academy.
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Longines, the Swiss watch company, and tennis legend, philanthropist and Longines ambassador Stefanie Graf, joined forces with fellow legendary player Billie Jean King and four current professionals on Thursday putting on a tennis clinic for more than 50 children provided by event presenters City Parks Foundation and the USTA Eastern Division.
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