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Harnessing plenty of excitement
Photos supplied by Rick Tittsler, WHHA Good Ride Cowboy driven by Gabe Wand of Shullsburg holds on to win against Del Insko of South Beloit, Ill., and others in the fourth race July 26 at the Green County Fairgrounds in Monroe.
MONROE - The Green County Fair could easily be billed as "So much history, so much fun!" The Green County Agricultural Society and Mechanics Institute held its first outdoor fair in 1854 on land that was purchased for $400. In 1866, the Jockey Club built a race track believed to be nearly a half-mile in length.

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