Events - November 04, 2013
International horse Side Glance and jockey Jamie Spencer win the Longines Mackinnon Stakes for Sheik Fahad Al Thani
Melbourne (Australia) / Saint-Imier (Switzerland), 4 November 2013 – As the Official Timekeeper of the Melbourne Cup Carnival, Longines continues a strong partnership with the Victorian Racing Cup approaching its twelfth year. The Swiss watch brand is the Title Partner of the Longines Mackinnon Stakes, won this year by British trainer Andrew Balding and his star gallop Side Glance and jockey, Jamie Spencer. Owner Sheik Fahad Al Thani is one of the luckiest visiting owners to ever come to Melbourne as for the third consecutive year, saw one of his horses win a major prize at the Spring Carnival. In 2011, Sheikh Fahad’s Dunaden won the Melbourne Cup, Australia’s race that stops the nation, Longines was thrilled to see the same colours win the Longines Mackinnon Stakes on Saturday.
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