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Bookies suspend odds on Princess Eugenie announcing pregnancy amid flurry of bets after sentimental Mother's Day post

BOOKIES have now suspended betting on Princess Eugenie announcing she is pregnant with her first child with husband Jack Brooksbank. 

According to betting intelligence site Mybettingsites.co.uk, a flurry of bets have been placed by punters on the 30-year-old royal revealing the news. 

The influx of bets came two days after Princess Eugenie did a tribute on Mother’s Day to “all mothers out there”, sparking rumours among royal punters that she could be starting her own family. 

A spokesperson for Mybettingsites.co.uk said: “Royal fans have been quick to question whether Princess Eugenie's Mother's Day Instagram message suggested she's expecting her first baby.

“The latest betting definitely suggests there could be an announcement around the corner and when it comes, with the lack of sports happening just now, bookies will welcome another royal betting frenzy with open arms.”

Before the market was suspended the odds on Eugenie and Jack announcing they are having a baby in 2021 were 1 /5. 


Currently the Ladbrokes odds are currently at 1/4 for Eugenie to announce a pregnancy, with spokesperson Alex Apati telling Fabulous: "Its looking increasingly likely another royal baby will soon be on the way and the odds suggest it's Eugenie who will give birth next."

On Mother’s Day on Sunday, Eugenie did a sentimental throwback post featuring mum Sarah Ferguson.  

The caption read: “Today I want to celebrate my mumma but also all the amazing mothers out there. 

“I would like to celebrate all the mothers that can't be with their children today because they are saving lives or keeping their distance to keep them and their children safe. 

“Today and every day we should tell our loved ones how much we love and cherish them.”



Eugenie tied the knot with wine merchant Jack, 33,  in October 2018 at St George's Chapel in Windsor. 

Her older sister Princess Beatrice, 31, is currently engaged to Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, although their May wedding has been cancelled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

In October, Princess Eugenie shared never-before-seen photos from her wedding to Jack Brooksbank as she celebrated her first anniversary with ‘my Jack’

We shared how Prince Charles, 71, has tested positive for coronavirus Palace officials confirm.

And Beatrice will be the FIRST princess in the Queen’s family to become a step-mum when she marries dad-of-one Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi.

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Formula E suspend Jakarta E-Prix as third race falls victim to the coronavirus outbreak – The Sun

FORMULA E have suspended a third race due to the coronavirus.

The inaugural Jakarta E-Prix has joined races in China and Italy in being postponed until later in the season.


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A statement said: "As instructed by the Governor of Jakarta Anies Baswedan – and in consultation together with Formula E, the FIA, Ikatan Motor Indonesia and the Organising Committee of the Jakarta E-Prix – it will no longer be possible to race in Jakarta on the scheduled date of June 6, 2020.

"Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the escalating number of cases in Indonesia and Jakarta, the decision has been taken as the most responsible course of action, to protect the health and safety of championship participants, staff and spectators.

"We will continue to monitor the situation closely with the relevant authorities and the Organising Committee of the Jakarta E-Prix, in order to assess the possibilities of rescheduling the race at a later date."

The races in Paris on April 18th and in virus-hit South Korea could also be scrapped as a precaution.

Co-founder of the series, Alberto Longo, said there could well be more cancellations.

 

He added: "With the growing number of COVID-19 cases in countries where Formula E currently has events scheduled to be held, we are evaluating contingency plans to lessen the potential impact of coronavirus and maintain the highest possible number of races on the calendar for season six.

"It is a fluid situation, developing on a daily basis and we remain realistic and flexible in our approach to alternative options, which will be communicated in due course.

"These include adding double-headers to existing events, using permanent facilities and racing behind closed doors if necessary and advised to do so by local authorities in any given location."

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