Ocala Horsemen Cope With Power Outages, Minor Damage Following Frances

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Horsemen in Ocala were coping with downed trees, damage to barn roofs, and widespread power outages Wednesday during the wake of Hurricane Frances, which pounded Central Florida with heavy rains and strong winds over the Labor Day weekend.

"We got very lucky," said Francis Vanlangendonck of Summerfield Farm. "It (the storm) basically skirted us and we had 50- to 60-mile-per-hour winds

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