Longines had a prominent presence on the day of the race, including a large Longines chronograph clock at the finish line. The brand also hosted the Longines Most Elegant Woman at Preakness Fashion Contest, placed a digital “Longines Preakness Stakes Countdown Clock” on the official Preakness Stakes website, and served as the presenting partner of the International Pavilion. Located at the finish line, the International Pavilion selects a different country each year to serve as the host nation with its respective embassy and ambassador serving as Honorary Host. The embassy of Japan, with Ambassador Kenichiro Sasae, served as the 2013 host nation.
Leave a Reply