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Old 12-19-2012, 06:05 AM   #1007
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Originally Posted by doyle View Post
Still cannot get confirmation from HRC that Zanol is out for sure although I really don't think it's a question any just hasn't been confirmed officially. They also haven't answered any of my questions if they will court any replacement riders.
Re: Zanol - After being in a coma (induced or otherwise) only a month prior to the sart date the race, even if Felipé woke up from his hospital bed dancing and singing...It'd be a very brave doctor (team legal people) who would give a rider a "release" and declare them fit to ride after a blow to the melon like that...

Kinda like a KO in the boxing ring... wisest move is a mandatory time out - even if you do come up swinging.

As far as replacements go... No news on that front, and it's getting closer to "D day" every day that passes...
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