Christopher Horner poised for title
ALTO DE L'ANGLIRU, Spain -- Christopher Horner, an American cyclist who turns 42 next month, closed in on the biggest victory of his career Saturday by building his lead in the next-to-last stage of the Spanish Vuelta.
Horner, who rides for RadioShack-Leopard, increased his lead from three to 37 seconds over Italy's Vincenzo Nibali after the 20th stage. Horner shook off the Giro d'Italia winner on the final surge up the foggy peak to end the grueling, 88-mile mountainous ride.
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