Hors(e) catégorie?

By Susan Westemeyer

David López García of Caisse d'Epargne and Gerrit Glomser of Team Volksbank broke away with seven kilometres to go in Thursday's Tour de Suisse stage and were joined by an unexpected fellow racer -- a horse that escaped from its stable and ran onto the road. Fortunately, it decided to ride in the wind and lead the duo, rather than follow it. The two cyclists kept a respectful distance from the unpredictable four-legger, who tired of the excitement after 300 metres and obediently followed a policeman's frantic waves to leave the course.

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