Fashion is part of the fun of being at the Breeders' Cup World Championships! These two days at Santa Anita exemplify the very best in Thoroughbred racing, with 13 Grade 1 races featuring world class horses, jockeys, and trainers, plus the best fashion, food, and parties. You'll want to shine. Women, think stylish, classic dresses with a stunning fascinator or hat. Men, consider a suit, bowtie, pocket square, and fedora. Don't be afraid to go all out with a look that will get you noticed!
Christine A. Moore, Official Milliner of the 2016 Breeders' Cup
Christine A. Moore started as a costume designer in the theater. In 1994 she founded Christine A. Moore Millinery based in the heart of the fashion district of NYC. She is best most known for her Kentucky Derby styles, one of which is in the Kentucky Derby Museum. Christine has been on the TODAY show, as well as on Access Hollywood and countless news segments across the country to talk about hats and fashion. NBC calls her the milliner to the Triple Crown, and Breeder’s Cup calls her their official milliner. Her wide range of styles, quality and comfort has made her one of the top hat designers in the U.S. Christine has brought the art of millinery to life through her distinctive work, her attention to detail, and her unsurpassed millinery skills. Her hats have graced many magazine covers including InStyle with Katy Perry and Vanity Fair with Jennifer Lopez. Celebrities love Christine’s hats too! Al Roker, Diane Keaton, Halle Berry, Cynthia Nixon, Linda Ronstadt and Susan Lucci are a few names that wear her hats.
Christine's hats will be worn at all 2016 Breeders’ Cup events. We recommend contacting her in advance so you can have your own unique custom Breeders’ Cup design. Christine and her team will design a style right for you and coordinate the colors with all your Breeders’ Cup outfits. She will also be more than happy to design your fascinator or hat in your favorite silk colors! For those who love last minute fashion, Christine’s hats will be available during Breeders’ Cup at the track.
Christina Lombardi, Luxury Footwear Designer
Official Partner of the 2016 Breeders' Cup
Raised in an Italian family in New Jersey with a grandmother who worked in the fashion industry long before she was born, Christina Lombardi has always had a passion for art and fashion. Through international studies in Rome and Milan, Christina developed a deep appreciation for the Italian culture and the pride that it takes in all things beautiful. Upon returning to New York after her time spent at the prestigious Ars Sutoria in Milan, Christina decided to launch her label in 2016. The Christina Lombardi Collection is the designer’s eponymous footwear label. The line makes use of the finest and most luxurious materials to create a one of a kind product that highlights the confidence and glamour of all women.
Through the partnership with Christina, attendees of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships will have exclusive access to Lombardi’s newest footwear collection at venues in the Langham Hotel, Santa Anita Park and at the Finish Line Celebration.
Daughter of horse owner Ron Lombardi, whose horse Tightend Touchdown placed second and sixth in the Turf Sprint race in the 2013 and 2014 Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Christina has been a horseracing fan her entire life and has become a race day fashion expert.
The Christina Lombardi collection can be found at www.christina-lombardi.com.