[October 12, 2014, Pinghu, China] The elegance of autumn is getting stronger, and the horses are galloping, attracting the attention of the 2014 Zhejiang Jiulongshan National Speed Horse Jockey Invitational cum Horse Culture Festival in Zhejiang The Pinghu Jiulongshan Polo Racing Club ended successfully. Four high-level purebred horse speed races were performed passionately on the day of the race on October 12. The famous Swiss watchmaker Longines is the official timekeeper and designated watch of the event, and presents the ‘Longines Championship’. Mr. Li Li, Vice President of Longines China, joined hands with Lin Zhiling, the elegant ambassador of Longines, to attend the appointment and presented the ‘Longines Elegant Dress Award’. On this wonderful moment when elegance and sports perfectly match, Longines also grandly presents the ConquestClassic watch specially created for equestrian sports. It pays tribute to the common pursuit of precision, elegance and outstanding performance of Longines and equestrian sports.
On October 12, the 2014 Zhejiang Jiulongshan National Speed Horse Jockey Invitational cum Horse Culture Festival ended successfully at the Jiulongshan Polo Racing Club in Pinghu, Zhejiang. This event focuses on the Yangtze River Delta region with deep horse racing roots. It is located in the Jiulongshan Polo Horse Racing Club in Pinghu, Zhejiang, which has a strong culture of horse control. It aims to show the classic charm of pure blood horse racing to more horse lovers. Elegant style. Four high-level thoroughbred horse speeds including Sir Irving Glen Sprint Cup (1000m), Longines Championship (1600m), Como CECF Singapore Cup (1800m) and Hurun Report (2400m) The races were staged one after another, with a passionate interpretation of the charm of racing and elegance.
In the Longines Championship of the day, eight domestic and foreign riders competed fiercely. In the straight sprint near the finish line, the famous domestic rider Shan Hailong rode the great horse ‘Commengy’, surpassed the horse race ‘Offense’ that always kept ahead, and won the championship in one fell swoop, and won 500,000 yuan. The prize money is included in the tournament. Longines Elegant Ambassador Lin Zhiling and Longines China Marketing Director Mr. Ye Qingfeng presented awards to the champion riders and owners, and each gave them a beautiful Longines timepiece.
Longines and equestrian sport have a long history spanning more than 100 years. This time, in cooperation with the 2014 Zhejiang Jiulongshan National Speed Horse Jockey Invitational, this time, Longines has always devoted its lasting enthusiasm for flat horse racing. Mr. Li Li, Vice President of Longines China, said: ‘Longines is proud to be the official timekeeper and designated watch of the Jiulongshan National Speed Jockey Invitational and Horse Culture Festival in Zhejiang Province, and presents the ‘Longines Watch Championship’. China has a long history and deep cultural roots. In recent years, it has received increasing attention and support. We are full of confidence in the future of this sport in China. ‘
At the same time as the rider’s passionate competition, a graceful and elegant scene was also staged on the side of the racetrack. The ladies at the scene wore exquisite top hats, dressed in dazzling neon clothes, and fully interpreted the traditional dress code of horse racing. They went to this appointment with great care to perfectly combine sports and elegance. The Longines Elegant Dress Award, launched by Longines, pushes the fashion atmosphere to the top. In the end, the Hong Kong film star Ms. Xiang Hailan who came to watch the game stood out with her elegant and dignified temperament and won this deserved award. Mr. Li Li, Vice President of Longines China, and Mr. Lin Zhiling, the elegant ambassador of Longines, presented the prize to Ms. Hailan and awarded her a masterpiece of Longines timepieces.
The elegant goddess Lin Zhiling, wearing a unique top hat, deliberately chose a Longines Compin series stainless steel rose gold diamond female watch to decorate this special moment, perfectly interpreting the graceful style of elegant ladies. Lin Zhiling said: ‘The Compaq Collection was created by Longines for the equestrian sport, which is an elegant and sporting symbiosis. For me, horse racing is a very special sport. In the process of intense racing, riders and The horse can always stay calm and elegant. This seems to remind me that in the face of the challenges in my life, I should also maintain a positive attitude that is brave, competitive and always elegant. ‘
The relationship between Longines and equestrian sports can be traced back to 1878. At the time, the brand produced a chronograph stopwatch that was enough to be recorded in history. The back of this stopwatch was engraved with a rider and his mount. In 1926, Longines officially served as the official timekeeper of the Concours Hippique International Officiel held in Geneva, which opened the long-term relationship between Longines and equestrian sports. Today, Longines has become the only watch brand that is also an official partner of both the International Horse Racing Federation and the International Equestrian Federation, and has widely supported equestrian sports such as obstacle course, flat horse racing and endurance racing.
Longines loves equestrianism because this fascinating sport requires extraordinary abilities such as concentration, precision and experience, and because the sport conveys a noble and unique elegance. These qualities are related to the pure and classic watchmaking traditions and classics of Longines. Elegant attitude coincides. As a partner in many of the world’s most prestigious flat horse races, Longines has dedicated itself to creating exquisite timepieces from the Compaq collection. This series also incorporates modern technology and precise quality, which illustrates Longines’ passion for equestrian sports for nearly a century.
Longines Compat Series Stainless Steel Rose Gold Diamond Women’s Watch Watch Number: L2.2126.96.36.199 Price: RMB44,000
As a partner of many of the world’s most prestigious flat horse racing, Longines has always been committed to launching a watch that can be worn at the moment of the most exciting horse racing on the racetrack. This women’s watch is 29.5 mm in diameter, stainless steel and rose gold case and bracelet, set with 30 diamonds (0.501 carats) on the outer ring, built-in mechanical movement L595, and the white mother-of-pearl dial is embossed with 12 diamond indexes. Minutes, seconds, date display window at 3 o’clock. Like all models in the Compaq series, this watch is water-resistant to 5 atmospheres and has a spiral back with sapphire crystal.
Longines Compat Series Stainless Steel Rose Gold Men’s Watch Watch Number: L2.7188.8.131.52 Price: RMB29,900
As a partner of many of the world’s most prestigious flat horse racing, Longines has always been committed to launching a watch that can be worn at the moment of the most exciting horse racing on the racetrack. Steel and rose gold case and bracelet with mechanical movement L619. The silver dial is engraved with 3 Arabic numerals and 9 luminous small scales, displaying hours, minutes and seconds, and the date display window is located at 3 o’clock. Like all models in the Compaq series, this watch is water-resistant to 5 atmospheres and has a spiral back with sapphire crystal.