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Chris Dutton

Chris Dutton is a sporters reporter at The Canberra Times.

Racing

Trainer Frank Cleary praises evergreen jockey Kevin Sweeney

Chris Dutton Veteran jockey Kevin Sweeney got a perfect late Christmas present with a dominant day at Queanbeyan, and leading trainer Frank Cleary declared age is no barrier for the star hoop.

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...