Test: New owners aim high with Astor Park
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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