Meet Christine A. Moore, storefront at the Keeneland Gift Shop.
Christine A. Moore, designer and owner of Christine A. Moore Millinery has been creating hats professionally for nearly twenty years. After studying costume design and fine arts in college she worked as a costume designer, and in many theatrical costume shops. It was at the Walnut Street Theater in Philadelphia where she fell in love with the craft of millinery. In 1990 she moved to NYC to assist Rodney Gordon. Under Rodney's great supervision, Christine created hats for many Opera, Ballet and Broadway productions including The Phantom of the Opera, Will Roger's Follies, Crazy for You, and many more.
In 1994 she established Christine A. Moore Millinery in NYC on 34th Street between the fashion and accessories districts. Although Christine designs a wide range of women’s hats, she is well-known for her racing styles for Keeneland, Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Belmont, Saratoga, Santa Anita and others. Christine has been on the TODAY Show the past four years live from Churchill Downs, where NBC has called her “the hat designer to the Triple Crown”, and Breeders’ Cup calls her their official milliner for 2013 Race of Champions. During the past year Christine has worked closely with, America’s Best Racing ambassadors to help highlight fashion at many tracks throughout the country.