Christine A. Moore Named a Featured Milliner of 148th Kentucky Derby

Churchill Downs announced that Christine Moore will continue for the fifth year as a featured milliner of the 148th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve. Moore became a featured milliner of the Kentucky Derby in 2018. Her exceptionally popular hats for women and men are available for purchase at or at her shop in Herald Square in New York City.

Her work has become iconic in the horse racing industry over the past decade, as she is also a featured milliner at the Florida Derby, Keeneland, and the Preakness Stakes. She is the official Milliner of the Breeders’ Cup, America’s Best Racing, the Jim McKay Maryland Million Day, the Iroquois Steeplechase, and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.

Moore’s distinctive fascinator and hat designs have been seen around the world, from Broadway productions of “The Phantom of the Opera” to “Vanity Fair” with Jennifer Lopez. Numerous celebrities have worn her hats including Mary J. Blige, Katy Perry, Kate Upton, Tara Lipinski, Steffi Graf, Bo Derek, Jewel, and the Today Show’s Dylan Dryer and Al Roker. Her famous hats have been featured on the “Today Show,” the Netflix Show “7 Days Out” and have appeared on television shows including “Nashville” “Gossip Girl,” “The Carrie Diaries,” and “Horseplayers”

“Statement-making hats are such a treasured part of the traditions of the Kentucky Derby and why it is one of the most exciting days in fashion as well as racing,” Moore said.

“I’m thrilled to continue my relationship with Churchill Downs for the fifth year as a featured milliner and to bring my designs to Derby fans whether they are watching at the track or celebrating at home.”