Ryan Moore is one of the most outstanding jockeys of the contemporary era. With his outstanding performance in the 2015-2016 season, he won the “Longines World’s Best Jockey” for the second time. World’s Best Jockey). Moya won eight first-level events, including the Longines Hong Kong Mile, Longines Hong Kong Vase and Chantilly at the Sha Tin Racecourse (Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe) in Chantilly-Longines is responsible for timing all three events. Moya was awarded an award during the Hong Kong Jockey Club’s annual dinner.
Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President and International Marketing Director of Longines, and Louis Romanet, President of the International Horse Racing Organization, presented an 18K rose gold Longines timepiece and crystal vase from the Saint-Imier Collection The British jockey. His name will be carved into a vase for the second time, tied with last year’s winner Frankie Dettori.
The ‘Longines Best Jockey in the World’ Award is an award co-curated by Longines and the International Federation of Horse Racing Organizations (IFHA). The scoring criteria are set by the World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Committee, which is based on the jockey’s performance in the 100 highest-rated international races of the year. From December 1st of the previous year to November 30th of the current year, the races were all scored. The jockey who won the race received 12 points, the second place received 6 points, and the third place received 4 points. The award was created in 2014 and Moya is the first winner.
During the dinner, Swiss watch brand Longines also showed the brand’s latest TV commercial starring Longines’ elegant ambassador and Taiwanese actor Peng Yuyan. The advertisement focuses on the designated watches of the ‘Longines Hong Kong International Race’, a timepiece from the Longines Master Collection. The dial of this elegant watch is decorated with wheat grains and features a moon phase display. This watch is paired with a dark brown leather strap, combining classic elegance and superior quality, and has never disappointed those who know how to appreciate outstanding watches.