Amgen Tour of California. Stage 5. Davide Ballerini reclaims KOM jersey, Hugo Houle finished tenth in sprint
By winning the maximum amount of KOM points at stage 5 of the Amgen Tour of California, Davide Ballerini reclaimed the polka dot jersey as King of the Mountains. He was part of a twelve-man breakaway, but this group didn’t make it to the finish line. The stage finished in a sprint of a reduced group after a small climb just before the finish, won by Ivan Garcia Cortina. Hugo Houle was the first Astana rider to finish, he sprinted to the tenth place. Jonas Gregaard retained his seventh place overall on the day before the Queen Stage at the 2019 Amgen Tour of California.