Longines Launches The Annual Horse Racing Closing Event. Concas V.H.P. Watch Interpretation Of The Racing Spirit

[December 9, 2018, Hong Kong, China / Soymia, Switzerland] The 2018 Longines Hong Kong International Races was staged at the Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong. On the day of the competition, Longines Ambassador Zheng Yusheng came to the scene to appreciate the beauty and elegance of equestrian racing with the audience. Longines, a famous Swiss watch manufacturer, has been the title partner and official timekeeper for the seventh consecutive year. Spirit also praises the deep roots between Longines and equestrianism.

The annual horse race closing event kicked off, and the elegant male god Zheng Yusheng went to the appointment
Longines presents the Longines Hong Kong International Competition, which is known as the ‘World King of Grassland Competition’, and the Longines Hong Kong International Jockey Championship as its pre-heating event, setting off a wave of annual horse racing events. Longines has been the title partner, official timekeeper and designated watch for the seventh consecutive year.

On December 9, Longines Hong Kong International Race kicked off at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong, bringing together world-class riders and BMW good horses to present four international first-level races to the audience. Rider Zac Purton rides the Horse Racing Exultant and ‘Beauty Generation’ to win this year’s Longines Hong Kong Vase and Longines Hong Kong Miles Hong Kong Mile) doubles as the biggest winner of the day. Jockey Karis Teetan rides the horse racing ‘Mr Stunning’ to win the ‘Longines Hong Kong Sprint’ championship; at the same time, Jockey Silvestrede Sousa) successfully won the title of Longines Hong Kong Cup by riding the horse Glorious Forever. As a title partner, official timekeeper and designated watch, Longines gives Longines elegant timepieces to the winning owners, trainers and jockeys.

 

On the day of the competition, Longines Elegant Ambassador Zheng Yusheng came to the racecourse to enjoy the beauty and elegance of equestrian racing with the audience. At the same time, the Longines Elegant Dressing Award was presented to the most elegantly dressed ladies at the scene and a Longines watch was exquisite. Timepieces, praising equestrian sport and elegant fashion.

Longines awards the best jockey in the world, classic timepieces to witness glorious moments
On December 7, Longines elegantly presented the Longines Hong Kong International Welcome Dinner and presented the 6th Longines Global Best Jockey Award. The award refers to the 100 highest-ranked international first-class races selected by the Longines Global Best Horse Racing Jury and judges the best performers of the year based on the race points. This year, Italian jockey Frankie Dettori, with its stable and outstanding performance throughout the year, Lectra opponents, again after 2015 won the ‘Longines World Best Jockey Award’. Mr. Waltervon Känel, Longines Global President, and Mr. Louis Romanet, Chairman of the International Horse Racing Federation (IFHA), presented him with a crystal trophy and also presented a fine Longines timepiece. .

Concas V.H.P. watch, accurate time interpretation of the spirit of racing

This time, Longines presents the Concas series VHP watch as the designated watch for the race: equipped with ETA’s exclusive movement developed for Longines, the annual error is only ± 5 seconds, and the outstanding travel time accuracy is in line with the speed of horse racing. The relentless pursuit of precision; at the same time, it uses GPD (Gear Position Detection) system, which can reset the hands after the watch is affected by the magnetic field, and is equipped with extra long battery life and perpetual calendar function. As a new benchmark for ultra-high-precision watches, extraordinary travel accuracy, outstanding technical performance and sporty appearance explain the pursuit of precision, tradition and outstanding performance of Longines and equestrian sports.

The origin of the Longines and equestrian sports dates back to 1878, when the brand produced a chronograph stopwatch that was enough to be recorded in history. This stopwatch is engraved with a jockey and his mount, and it has been widely welcomed by jockeys and horse lovers on the racetrack in 1881. Today, Longines has become the official partner of the International Horse Racing Federation and the International Equestrian Federation, and has extensively participated in equestrian events such as flat horse racing, obstacle course and endurance competition.

【Watch description】

Longines Concas V.H.P.
Watch number: L3.716.4.76.6 Suggested retail price: RMB7,900

Now Longines launches the new Concas V.H.P. watch, which continues the glorious history symbolized by the flying wing hourglass logo. This watch is equipped with an exclusive movement developed by ETA for Longines. This movement is known for its outstanding travel time accuracy, with an annual error of only ± 5 seconds. At the same time, it uses a GPD (Gear Position Detection) system that resets the hands after the watch is affected by a magnetic field. In addition to these attractive features, the movement is also equipped with long battery life and perpetual calendar function. The 41 mm diameter silver-plated dial indicates hours, minutes and seconds. The model is equipped with a stainless steel bracelet and a folding safety clasp.

Longines Concas V.H.P.
Watch number: L3.716.4.96.6 Suggested retail price: RMB7,900

Now Longines launches the new Concas V.H.P. watch, which continues the glorious history symbolized by the flying wing hourglass logo. This watch is equipped with an exclusive movement developed by ETA for Longines. This movement is known for its outstanding travel time accuracy, with an annual error of only ± 5 seconds. At the same time, it uses a GPD (Gear Position Detection) system that resets the hands after the watch is affected by a magnetic field. In addition to these attractive features, the movement is also equipped with long battery life and perpetual calendar function. Hours, minutes and seconds are indicated on a blue dial with a diameter of 41 mm. The model is equipped with a stainless steel bracelet and a folding safety clasp.