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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sports reporter at The Canberra Times.

Melbourne Cup special

Kyle Mackey-Laws - Lucky Lobster

Chris Dutton All the good oil for the race that stops a nation.


Berry's dream ride to the Melbourne Cup

Tommy Berry

Chris Dutton Tommy Berry has run the Melbourne Cup thousands of times in his head dreaming of the day it would become a reality - on Tuesday it does.

Melbourne Cup

Seeing colours: how to pick a winner on Cup day

Horse racing at Rosehill races.  Ladies day at Rosehill.

Chris Dutton The colours, the form, the name or just plain luck - most find it impossible to tip a Melbourne Cup winner but there are happy punters who have a perfect formula for picking the winner in the race...