4-year-old Ego Friendly – trainer Patrick Quick, breeders Chester and Mary Broman – collapsed and died while galloping at Belmont yesterday morning. The gelding’s last four races: three second-to-last, one DNF. Ego Friendly is the ninth racehorse to simply collapse and die on a NYRA track since March – Itsagoodtendollars (3/15), See the Music (5/21), Unnamed Dam (6/4), Missy Zelliott (7/20), Lavender Road (7/30), Sir William Bruce (8/2), Regretless (8/11), M B and Tee (8/21). The kill list includes four 3-year-olds, two 4-year-olds, and a 2-year-old. This is horseracing.