On March 10, 2018, Longines and the Latin American Thoroughbred Promotional Organization (OSAF) presented a special Heller family at a party held at the Hyatt Hotel in Montevideo, Uruguay Awards. The winners are Liliana and Carlos Heller, both horse breeders and owners. In addition to operating the Stud-Haras Don Alberto thoroughbred horse ranch in Chile, they also have a ranch in Lexington, KFC.
That night, Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President and International Marketing Director of Longines, was pleased to present this outstanding family with an elegant Longines watch as a recognition. Representatives from the horse racing industry enthusiastically attended the evening party to pay tribute to the Heller family’s contribution throughout the world, especially in Latin America.
The evening was held during the weekend of the Longines Grand Premio Latinoamericano, the most important international competition in Latin America. The Swiss watch brand Longines is the title partner and official timekeeper of the event.