Queen’s hat to be blue on her birthday

Bookmaker Coral has already started taking bets on the colour of the Queen’s hat ahead of her 90th birthday celebrations this Thursday. Blue has been the best backed colour so far and is the 4-1 favourite, ahead of peach at 6-1 and purple at 7-1.

Her Majesty wore a pink hat on her 80th birthday and Coral go 8-1 that she wears the same shade to mark her 90th birthday too. Outside colours include black at 25-1 and red at 33-1.

“Betting on the colour of the Queen’s hat is the most popular royal market we have and with such a special occasion coming up this week, punters are lining up early to place their bets,” said Coral’s Nicola McGeady.

“If the gamble is right, it looks like the Queen will begin her celebrations wearing a blue hat,” added McGeady.

**Colour of the Queen’s hat on her 90th birthday?

4 Blue, 5 Yellow, 6 Apricot or Peach, 7 Purple, 8 Pink, 9 White, 10 Cream or Beige, 11 Green, 12 Turquoise, 25 Black, 33 Brown, 33 Orange, 33 Red, 100 No hat