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Sports / Athletes

Drag Racing at Thunderbolt Raceway

Fishing on Lake Geneva

Greyhound Racing at the Orange Park Kennel Club

Harness Racing

Horse Racing

Perhaps the earliest known “organized” sport in the county was at Shakerag (on the Bellamy Road in Melrose). Apparently a starter would shake a rag to get the race going.

Horse racing was also fun on the dirt road which is now CR220 on Fleming Island.

Hunting (at the Ridgeworth Shooting Preserve, Orange Park)

Rodeo at the Fair