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Test: New owners aim high with Astor Park

Updated: August 2, 2007, 3:29 PM ET
By David Grening | Daily Racing Form

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. -- When Barry Irwin finalized a deal last Saturday to purchase the undefeated 3-year-old filly Astor Park, he did so with the newly created $1 million Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Sprint in mind.

In the last week, however, Irwin found a much more immediate goal for the filly. Astor Park will arrive at Saratoga from Penn National on Friday and run in Saturday's Grade 1 $250,000 Test Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at seven furlongs.

Irwin, the head of Team Valor ...

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