Found online: Hansen the human made a mockery of Hansen the horse prior to his last race, the Blue Grass Stakes, by
dying dyeing the nearly-white animal's tail
Dying involves not breathing; dyeing involves changing color by use of chemicals.
So the horse's owner wasn't dying the horse's tail; he was dyeing it.
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