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Dubai hosted another successful edition of the HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup presented by Longines

January 8, 2018
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Dubai hosted another successful edition of the HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup presented by Longines

The Swiss watchmaker Longines once again presented the world-renowned highlight of the Dubai endurance season His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Endurance Cup presented by Longines. As part of its long-term commitment to Meydan, Longines, the Main Partner and the Official Watch of the event, granted the winner, XX, an elegant Longines watch.

The international event features some of the top names from the world of endurance riding competing over a distance of 160 km. The event began at dawn on Saturday and consisted of 5 stages of decreasing length at the purpose-built Dubai International Endurance City course.

 

On the occasion of the race day, Longines offered to the public the opportunity to discover the Official Watch of the event, which is a model from The Longines Master Collection, featuring a sunray blue dial. This fashionable chromatic variation is perfectly in line with the classic and understated spirit of this collection and is complimented by a blue alligator strap.

 

Longines and equestrian sports

Longines’ commitment to equestrian sports dates back to more than a century, when the brand produced a chronograph engraved with a jockey and his mount. Today, Longines is an active partner of flat racing, show jumping, eventing, endurance, dressage and driving. In all these disciplines, Longines is the Official Partner, the Official Timekeeper and the Official Watch of international institutions, events, races and competitions. The brand also shares the same values as equestrian sports: Elegance, Performance and Tradition; thus further strengthening its close bounds with theses sports.

 

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 150 countries.

 

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