Wednesday, May 15, 2013

NEW YORK (May 15, 2013) – The Breeders’ Cup announced today that Christine A. Moore, of Christine A. Moore Millinery, New York, one of the world’s leading headwear designers, has been named the official milliner of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships.

The Breeders’ Cup, Thoroughbred racing’s most prestigious year-ending international event, consisting of 14 races and purses and awards totaling $27 million, will be held on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif. The $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, which will be shown live and in primetime on NBC, culminates two outstanding days of great racing and Hollywood glamour under the picturesque San Gabriel Mountains.

The Christine A. Moore Millinery Silks Collection will be featured in the Breeders’ Cup Store ( and at Santa Anita Park over the Championships weekend as well as at the official Breeders’ Cup host hotels in the Los Angeles area.

The collection will include a new “SILKS” line that will give owners and fans of Breeders’ Cup horses the opportunity to order in advance a wide variety of stylish headwear to match the colors of their horse’s racing silks.

“We're thrilled to be partnering up with Christine as her styles and pieces are truly one of a kind. It's never too early to start thinking about your Breeders' Cup ensemble and it all starts from the top down!” said Peter Rotondo, Breeders’ Cup Vice President of Media and Entertainment.

“Christine A. Moore Millinery is honored to partner with the Breeders’ Cup,” said Christine A. Moore. “Our elegant styles, comfort, and collaboration with our customers personifies our commitment to bring the finest in fashion to horse racing and this world class event. We are excited to develop and offer our “SILKS” Collection to owners and fans, and look forward to our relationship with the Breeders’ Cup."

Moore was featured during Derby week on the TODAY show from Churchill Downs:

About Breeders’ Cup

The Breeders’ Cup administers the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Thoroughbred racing’s year-end Championships. The Breeders’ Cup also administers the Breeders’ Cup Challenge qualifying series, which provides automatic starting positions into the Championships races. The 2013 World Championships will be held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif., on Nov. 1-2, and will be televised live on the NBC Sports Network and NBC. The $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic will be shown live and in primetime on NBC. Breeders’ Cup press releases appear on the Breeders’ Cup Web site, You can also follow the Breeders’ Cup on social media platforms, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.