It’s tradition on the first day of Royal Ascot to place your bets on the colours the Queen will wear.

On Tuesday Her Majesty rocked shocking pink for the annual racing event – but what other fabulous outfits has she donned during her 63-year reign?

The Queen wearing hot pink on day one of Royal Ascot 2015
Hot pink (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Here are the best vintage photos of what the Queen wore to Royal Ascot in the 1950s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 1990.


Queen Elizabeth II wearing black, and a white hat drives in an open carriage from the Golden Gates at Ascot, Racecourse, Berkshire, England in afternoon on June 18, 1952, with the Duke of Edinburgh

These photos were taken during her first Royal Ascot as Queen.

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh, seated in the Royal carriage, enter on June 17, 1952 at Ascot racecourse, Berkshire, England, through the Golden Gates, the first day of Royal Ascot week. Opposite her majesty is the Duke of Beaufort, master of the horse.

Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh wave as they ride in an open carriage through the golden gates to Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire, England in afternoon on June 17, 1952, the first day of Royal Ascot.


Queen Elizabeth II, the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, the Princess Royal and the Duchess of Kent pictured at Royal Ascot as we look at what the Queen has worn to the racing event over the years

The Queen smiles happily and toppers are waved delightedly as, with other members of the Royal family in the Royal box, she see's her horse 'Choir Boy' win the Royal Hunt Cup, the big event of the day at Royal Ascot races

A fortnight after her Coronation, the Queen was pictured with her mother, the Queen Mother, Princess Margaret, the Princess Royal and the Duchess of Kent at Royal Ascot. And here is what she wore on the first day.

Queen Elizabeth II, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, arrives in an open carriage at the Ascot Race Course, England on June 16, 1953. The Queen led the Royal drive down the Green that opened the four-day Royal Ascot race meeting.


What the Queen wore to Royal Ascot: here she is in 1954

It looks like it was cold at Royal Ascot in June 1954 as the Queen wore fur over her dress. She was accompanied by her sister Princess Margaret and her mother.


Queen Elizabeth II, left, and her sister, Princess Margaret, dressed in gay afternoon frocks, are in a happy mood after the Queen's horse, Jardiniere, won the King George V stakes over a mile-and-a-half course at the Royal Ascot on July 13, 1955. Others are unidentified. (AP Photo)

Summer frocks were perfect for the Queen and her sister Margaret in 1955.


The Queen and the Queen Mother at Royal Ascot 1957

We think the Queen Mother outdid her daughter this year.


The Queen and Prince Philip at Royal Ascot in 1960

Was the Duke of Edinburgh smiling for the camera?


Royal Ascot 1962: Prince Philip wore traditional gray topper as he escorted Queen Elizabeth II to the races at Ascot, England on June 19, 1962. The Royal couple headed a title-studded group at the fashionable track. The Queen waved as she and the Prince rode in an open carriage around the track prior to the race program

Now wasn’t that hat just lovely?


Royal Ascot 1971 The Duke of Edinburgh holds umbrella sheltering Queen Elizabeth II from rain as the open Landau arrives at race track on June 20, 1971, carrying the royal couple. At left is the Duke of Beaufort, master of the Queen's horse

Prince Philip held an umbrella for his wife as the open Landau arrived on the race track.


The Queen walking through the crowd at Royal Ascot 1981

It was like Where’s Wally? when the Queen walked through the crowd at Royal Ascot. But here’s a clearer view of her outfit – it was peach with a large white hat by the way.

A sea of hats surrounds the Queen Elizabeth II in a white Stetson making her way to the Paddock at Royal Ascot on Tuesday June 16, 1981 in England, although none of the Royal Family had horses running in the day's events.


The Queen at Royal Ascot in 1985

The Queen was bang on with the polka dot 1980s trend for Royal Ascot in 1985.


The Queen wore yellow to Royal Ascot in 1986

And she wore yellow in 1986.


The Queen wore blue to Royal Ascot in 1990
(Adam Butler/PA)

And in 1990 she looked beautiful in blue.

We don’t think we can call any photos after that vintage – it will make us feel too old!