Longines adds its touch of elegance to the Dubai World Cup

 Horsereporter salutes the sponsors of the Dubai World’s Cup, The world’s richest horse race.

smAnimal Kingdom The World Cup winner  at the finish line

Animal Kingdom at the finish line

Dubai (UAE), 31stMarch 2013, Press release ~ A successful end to Dubai’s racing season was marked with the exciting and exhilarating Dubai World Cup. Titled the world’s richest race, the Dubai World Cup is a thrilling exhibition of skill, precision and fashion as the world’s top riders battle it out for eventual triumph while smart men and stylish women watch them in action. Swiss watchmaker Longines, the official timekeeper of the event for the third time, added its inimitable touch of elegance as the brand honored the winners with timepieces from their newest collection, Conquest Classic.

Animal Kingdom trainer, owner and jockey

Animal Kingdom trainer owner and jockey

 

 

One of the most closely followed races in the world, the Dubai World cup race is classified as a “International Group One flat race” for Thoroughbreds over the age of four and covers a distance of 2000m. The exciting race was won by Animal Kingdom ridden by Joel Rosario while the Dubai Sheema Classic presented by Longines saw St Nicholas Abbey and Joseph O’Brien emerge victorious. The winning jockeys, trainers and owners of both races were bestowed with stunning gold timepieces from Longines’ new Conquest Classic collection.

Longines is the Official Timekeeper of some of the most exciting horse racing events in the world.

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