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Simon Baker and great personalities at Diane Longines 2012 Awards

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18 June 2012
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Chantilly cream – on June 17th, 2012 - Big success of the 163rd edition of the Diana Longines Awards organised by France Gallop. The race of Chantilly knew a record inflow with about 40.000 audience come to attend 9 shopping of the day, among which the Diana Longines Awards, the biggest running of fillies in the world.

Thrown by a big concert of Ayo, this sunny day was put under the double sign of sports and of elegance with the victory of the filly Valyra, taken up by the jockey John Patrick Murtagh, the entrainée by Jean-Claude Rouget and property of his Highness l'Aga Khan.

The victory price was handed by the actor Simon Baker, known for its role in series Mentalist. This elegant man is the new ambassador of the Swiss watchmaker Longines, partner of this event.

In the course of this rich day when the centre of the race was transformed into smart avenue edged with ephemeral boutiques, Simon Baker also handed The Price of the Elégance Mademoiselle Diane by Longines 2012 to the spectator indicated by experts' jury. The choice wasn't easy to decide very between those who competed of boldness and creativity, daring the most spectacular hats.

Other many personalities were also of benefit of this day. The public notably pointed out: Bertrand Bélinguier, President of France Gallop and his wife, Walter Von Känel, president de Longines, Tatiana Golovin, ex-champion of tennis and consulting television during International of Roland Garros), Taïg Khris, World champion of roller, Sophie Thalmann, Miss France and quizmaster on Equidia, Nelson Monfort and his wife and many others else.