While the Christian County Fair is set to kick off in less than two weeks on July 12th, one fan favorite will once again be absent from the fair this year largely due to the state of Illinois’ budget problems.
Christian County fair board president Craig Paulek explains that due to Illinois’ budget problems, horse racing will once again be absent from the fairgrounds this year, but he remains optimistic that the races will eventually return.
[audio:cpaulek75a.mp3]Listen to Paulek's comments here.[/audio]
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