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Jayro Esquivel – Minnesota HBPA Groom of the Week

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

The Minnesota HBPA started the tradition several years ago of honoring weekly a groom that exemplifies the trade. 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 Jayro Esquivel who works in the Gary Scherer barn. He will be recognized Thursday following race one in a winner’s circle presentation.

Jayro has known Gary for 15 years and worked for him the past two. He was an integral part of the winning winter and spring for the barn as they built momentum for the Canterbury meet. Gary says Jayro has a solid work ethic and is always there to help whenever he can.

Congratulations to Jayro Esquivel, 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.