He certainly won't be the favourite in the Queen's Plate, but trainer Catherine Day Phillips says Kingfield Farms' Bravely is showing positive signs heading towards the "gallop for the guineas" at Woodbine.The son of Tejabo worked three furlongs this morning, going :36 1/5, handily from the gate.It was an energetic effort, according to Day Phillips. "It was a very good work. He broke well, galloped, relaxed and then picked it up again. That's exactly what we wanted to see."As for the race itself, Day Phillips is confident the bay gelding will have a positive performance in Canadian thoroughbred racing's premier event."We know he'll be a longshot in the Plate, but he won't embarrass himself," Day Phillips said. "I was disappointed he didn't make a strong, late run in the Plate Trial (seventh-place finish on June 1), but he always seems to bounce back after a tough race."
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