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Garcia selected as 'Groom of the Week'

Enrique Garcia, a caretaker for the Cipriano Contreras Stable at Indiana Grand, was selected as the recipient of “Groom of the Week." Garcia received $100 from Backstretch Supplies, the sponsor of the award during the month of July.

Garcia has only been working with horses for two years. The Mexico native has traveled to several states so far perfecting his craft of caring for Thoroughbred racehorses with stops at Penn National in Pennsylvania and Oaklawn Park in Arkansas in addition to Indiana Grand.

“This year is the first year that I’ve worked for Cipriano, and I really like