Longines marked the culmination of yet another successful race meeting as the prominent watchmaker presented the prestigious Ruler of Sharjah Cup, 2015. Entailing 6 races, the significant tournament took place at the state-of-the-art Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club (SERC).
Longines continues furthering its commitment to the equestrian arena by presenting yet another prestigious race meeting, the Ruler of Sharjah Cup that took place on the 14th of March, 2015. 6 exhilarating races were held in total with the main race, Race Number 5 presented by Longines Conquest Classic Moonphase, being won by the horse, Abhaar, owned by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of United Arab Emirates. The day concluded with Race number 6, a Sharjah Marathon race of 2700 m presented by the Longines Conquest Classic. This race had the horse Zaffaan, owned by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, leave all its competition behind and win top honors. Elegance, Performance and Tradition are values shared by both equestrian sport and Longines and these values shine bright at every equestrian event Longines lends its support to.
Longines has been based at Saint-Imier in Switzerland since 1832. Its watchmaking expertise reflects a strong devotion to tradition, elegance and performance. Longines has generations of experience as official timekeeper of world championships and as partner of international sports federation.Known for the elegance of its timepieces, Longines is a member of the Swatch Group Ltd, the World’s leading manufacturer of horological products. With the winged hourglass as its emblem, the brand has outlets in over 140 countries.