• Ashlor aiming for another trip to Perth

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    IMPRESSIVE RUNNER: Ashlor in action during a race win at Caulfield in 2018.

    FRESH from a five-week break, talented Wangaratta gelding Ashlor will ramp up preparations for next month’s $1 million Winterbottom Stakes in Perth when he returns to group two action at Caulfield tomorrow.

    The Dan McCarthy-trained six-year-old will compete in the Alfa Romeo Schillaci Stakes (1100m), his first start since coming fifth at Mooney Valley on September 7.

    It will be the first of a number of races McCarthy sends his talented galloper to as he prepares for a return trip to Western Australia for the Winterbottom Stakes on November 30.

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