Longines Conquest 1/100th Horse Racing Watch Awarded to ‘Always Dreaming,’ Winner of the Kentucky Derby

 |  May 8th, 2017

It was an exciting weekend in the world of sports. At the 143rd Kentucky Derby, “Always Dreaming” came out on top in a five-in-a-row winning streak. The horse splashed through the mud at Churchill Downs as though it didn’t’ exist to come up with a 2-3/4 length victory. Always Dreaming ran 1 1/4 miles in 2:03.59 – timed by Longines, the Official Timekeeper and Official Watch of the Kentucky Derby and of the Triple Crown. Longines awarded the owners, trainer and jockey…

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Longines Unveils Vintage-Inspired Longines Heritage 1969 Watch

 |  August 25th, 2016

For the latest release from  Longines, the winged hourglass brand, the  company  looked to its own museum located in Saint-Imier, the same city where Longines was founded in 1832, for inspiration. The museum is home to the vast archives of the pieces Longines has produced over the years and it is from that history the latest in the Heritage line draws its roots from. Taking its cues from a Longines piece created in the ’60s, the Longines Heritage 1969 features many styling…

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Longines Times Nyquist’s Win at the Kentucky Derby, Unveils Triple Crown Watches

 |  May 9th, 2016

This past weekend, Nyqvist, ridden by record-setting jockey Mario Gutierrez, won the 142nd Kentucky Derby — racing to the finish line in the home stretch and winning over Exaggerator by 1-1/4 lengths. There to capture the precise moment was Longines — the official timekeeper and a key sponsor of the famed Kentucky Derby, along with the other races on the Triple Crown circuit, for years. Just in time for the Triple Crown season, Longines unveils the Longines Conquest Classic Triple Crown…

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Longines Unveils Conquest Jumping Watch that Tracks Equestrian Jumping Points and More

 |  October 22nd, 2015

By Samantha Walsh Since the year 1878 when they first produced a chronograph engraved with a jockey and his mount, Swiss watch manufacture Longines has been heavily dedicated to equestrian sport. It was a little over a century ago when Logines first started timing show-jumping competitions. Since then, the brand has been associated with some of the most prestigious equestrian events in the world, and recently partnered with the International Equestrian Federation (FEI). In honor of its long history with competition timing,…

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Longines Goes All-Out to Time the Kentucky Derby and Unveils a new Sure-Bet Conquest Classic Moonphase Watch

 |  May 1st, 2015

“The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” is back, and Longines, the official timekeeper of the Kentucky Derby, and the Longines countdown is well underway with all eyes on Churchill Downs this Saturday, May 2nd. In typical Longines style, the brand will be recording every second of the exciting action – from starting gates to the final finish. In fact, the brand has gone all out — bringing free-standing clocks to the race track in strategic positions so that fans never need to guess the…

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