Leopardstown 14th September - The Curragh 15th September

  • Longines Prize for Elegance - Irish Champions Weekend

    A must for the annual social and sporting calendar and one of Europe’s richest racing weekends, the Longines Irish Champions Weekend returns for 2019. The style stakes will take place at Ireland's premier racecourses, Leopardstown and The Curragh, creating one epic Irish racing event.

    The social scene around the weekend is of equally high quality at both racecourses. Fashion enthusiasts will have the chance to showcase their style credentials at both days of Longines Irish Champions Weekend to be in with a chance of winning the overall Longines Prize for Elegance.


    This year the Most Stylish Gentlemen and Lady will be in with a chance of winning a classic Longines timepiece and an overnight stay for two in The 5* Merrion Hotel luxurious deluxe guestroom, spa treatments at The Merrion Spa, a Champagne breakfast and dinner with wine in The Garden Room restaurant.


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    Longines Prize for Elegance

    To hear more about Longines Prize for Elegance, register your interest today to keep up to date with the most highly-regarded fashion competitions around. Taking place at Leopardstown Racecourse and The Curragh Racecourse, the weekend provides a fun-filled day of fashion, excitement and style.



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  • Sponsors of Longines Prize for Elegance

  • Longines2

    Longines 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 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. 

  • Merrion 2019

    The Merrion, located in the heart of Dublin city centre, is the capital’s most luxurious five star hotel, and a proud member of The Leading Hotels of the World.  The 142-bedroom and suite hotel is as welcoming as it is stylish. An impeccable restoration of four Georgian townhouses, The Merrion is a marriage of exquisite comfort, relaxed elegance and advanced guest facilities, including free Wi-Fi, an 18m pool, spa and gym. The Merrion is home to the 2-star Michelin Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud, The Cellar Bar, The Garden Room, and the intimate No. 23 Cocktail Bar. 


    A unique opportunity for racing fans.

    The Curragh Thoroughbred Trail

    Irish Champions of the Turf

    The Curragh

    Parade of champions
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