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Baron Spann – Minnesota HBPA Groom of the Week

Minnesota HBPA Groom of the Week presented by Bravis Craft Mexican Kitchen and Luro Boots

Each Thursday the Minnesota HBPA honors a groom that exemplifies the craft. Grooms are the backbone of racing, caring for the equine athletes. Much of their work goes unseen and largely unappreciated by the general public. Grooms are hands-on daily with the horses and a good groom makes a huge difference for a successful trainer.

This week the Minnesota HBPA honors Baron Spann. He will be recognized Thursday following race one in a winner’s circle presentation.

Baron works for trainer Jerry Livingston. He is officially a groom but does much more. According to Jerry, Baron does everything well including running the shedrow. Baron has an eye for detail and an intuition for the horses. This intuition is a big plus in that Baron also gallops for Jerry. He can let the trainer know how his horses are moving and how they’re feeling.

Congratulations to Baron Spann, the Minnesota HBPA Groom of the Week.

A groom will be recognized each Thursday during the meet and will receive gifts from the Minnesota HBPA, and sponsors Bravis Craft Mexican Kitchen and Luro Boots.