Longines Bringing Elegance To Racing, Worldwide

Earlier this month, when horses gathered in the paddock at Belmont Park before heading to the track for the Belmont Stakes, they walked around an iconic white pine tree, thought to be a part of the estate on which the racetrack was constructed in 1905.

Estimated to be nearly 200 years old, the tree was joined in 2012 by a younger, more contemporary neighbor, a Longines clock, a symbol of the partnership between the New York Racing Association, which runs Belmont, and the venerable timepiece company established in 1867.

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