On Sunday, November 27, 2016, more than 100,000 passionate equestrian enthusiasts witnessed Yutaka Take riding “Kitasan Black” to win 2016 at Tokyo Racecourse. ‘Longines Japan Cup’. The Japanese champion horse ‘Northern Mysterious Horse’ performed well, and its owner, breeder, trainer, jockey and barn staff won the elegant image ambassador Simon Baker of Swiss watch brand Longines and Juan, vice president and international marketing director of Longines -Carlos Capelli presents an elegant Longines watch as an encouragement.
On the race day, Longines Elegant Ambassador Simon Baker presented the Longines Prize for Elegance to men and women who are attracting attention at the Tokyo Racecourse. They witnessed excellent sports performance and praised the elegant style. . Before heading to Fuchu, the Australian film star visited Japan’s first single-brand store opened in December 2015. This store is located in the Nicolas G. Hayek Center, a high-end shopping area in Ginza, Tokyo. . Since the Swiss watch brand Longines participated in the ‘Longines Japan Cup’, Longines’ elegant image ambassador, Asia’s top model, TV host and actress Lin Zhiling, and tennis legend Andre Agassi have now appeared. At the Tokyo Racecourse, you will experience the enthusiasm of the audience and the compactness of the race in this ‘Land of the Rising Sun’.
‘Longines Japan Cup’ is the best place to enjoy the Longines Master Collection, the designated watch of the competition. This watch collection is the culmination of three centuries of watchmaking. The design of this series of watches pays attention to balance and harmony, from the content quality to the appearance style is outstanding. The Longines Master Collection watches feature a sophisticated silver dial with chronograph and moon phase displays. The stainless steel case and transparent case back reveal the fascinating dynamics of an automatic mechanical movement.
The cooperation between Longines and the equestrian world has a history of more than a century. In 1878, the brand launched a chronograph engraved with knights and horse riding. This watch was used on American racetracks as early as 1881 to time equestrian sports to the nearest second. In addition, Longines has cooperated with the International Track Race since 1912; today, Longines participates in equestrian events including: flat races, track obstacle races, triathlons, endurance races, dressages and carriage competitions.