I have confirmed that 7-year-old Tiedandtrue is dead after breaking down in the 2nd at Charles Town Wednesday. All told, this mare was raced 47 times. She was most recently trained by Kelly Jones and owned by Coleman Lawrence.

In the very next race that night, there was this (Equibase): “TAILORED LADY flipped and thrashed around in the starting gate, made little impact while racing three wide and returned bleeding from the left hock.” “Flipped and thrashed around,” was raced anyway (finished 7th), and “returned bleeding.” This is horseracing.