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The Truth or Else likely to run in Belmont

The Truth or Else likely to run in Belmont

Trainer Kenny McPeek, who upset War Emblem's bid for a Triple Crown with Sarava in 2002, said Thursday morning that he will more than likely point The Truth or Else toward the Belmont Stakes on June 6. The Truth or Else is coming off a 11/2-length allowance victory May 22 at Belmont Park, where American Pharoah will try to become the first Triple Crown winner since 1978. "My horse loves the Belmont track," McPeek said. "He has two starts and two wins on a dry track at Belmont. And he's out of a Colonial Affair mare [Lakenheath], so he should get the distance." Two-time Belmont Stakes winner and Hall of Famer Edgar Prado will have the mount. Trainer Mark Casse...

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