Sixties Song ridden by Juan Villagara won the Longines Gran Premio Latinoamericano in Viña del Mar, Chile.

The winning owner, trainer and jockey received refined Longines watches for this performance. Longines is proud to be the Title Partner and the Official Timekeeper of this event, which is the most important international Group 1horse race in Latin America.

The same day Longines honoured Valentina Fenzo Rossi and Vincenzo Rossi, as the most elegant lady and the most elegant man attending the races with the Longines Prize for Elegance.

The Gran Premio Latin-American is a horse-race for thoroughbreds of the countries which are members of the Asociación Latinoamericana de Jockey Clubes e Hipódromos.

The race is contested by thoroughbred horses which are 3 years old or more.

It is South America’s most important weight-for-age race.


The race is usually held in a host track which is announced in advance, being responsible for the organization of that year’s race. The distance varies between the 2,000 meters (​1 14 mile, 10 furlongs) usually run and the 2,100 meters (​1 516 mile, 10,5 furlongs) ran at the Argentine tracks of La Plata and Palermo, while being only once ran into 2,200 meters (​1 38 mile, 11 furlongs) at Monterrico in 1987.

Track surface and hand also are variable (with Chile’s Club Hipico de Santiago being the only right-handed track to ever host the race).


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