The Lock Master should have done better over 1m4f here last week as he stays the trip. Saying that, all three of his previous course victories have been over today's distance including a narrow-margin defeat of DUBAWI ISLAND last month. The latter re-opposes on much better terms, however, and can take his revenge. Dubai Hills rattled up a four timer at the track in 2011 and returns for the first time since although he's so far proved best over 7f while Caledonia Prince is a winner without a penalty but stepping up in class after last week's victory over course and distance when beating Piceno three lengths.
Dubawi Island (FR) 5-4fav (9-7) Raced wide pressed leaders, ridden 2f out, no extra inside final firlong, last of 6, 4l behind Showboating (8-11) at Lingfield 7f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Feb.
Seattle Drive (IRE) 16-1 (10-1) Always behind, no impression from 3f out, last of 10, 19l behind Leroy Parker (8-3) at Curragh 1m 2f hcp hvy in Oct.
The Lock Master (IRE) 11-4fav (9-4) Raced wide, tracked leaders, chased winner over 4f out until ridden 3f out, driven to chase winner again 2f out, kept on one pace, lost 2nd near finish, 3rd of 6, 5l behind Honest Deal (8-8) at Southwell 1m 4f hcp 0-85 (4) fbs in Feb.
Dubai Hills 25-1 (9-1) Slowly into stride, always behind, 10th of 11, 12l behind Cockney Dancer (9-2) at Wolverhampton 7f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Nov.
Boom To Bust (IRE) 20-1 (9-6) Tracked leaders, ridden over 2f out, weakened final furlong, 7th of 11, 7l behind Flying Power (9-7) at Wolverhampton 1m 4f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Feb.
Brigadoon 16-1 (9-3) Held up towards rear, headway on outside and hung left over 1f out, stayed on same pace and no impression final furlong, 7th of 10, 5l behind Scottish Star (9-3) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-85 (4) pol in Feb.
Piceno (IRE) 12-1 (9-0) Led, ridden and headed 3f out, kept on one pace final furlong, 3rd of 8, 3l behind Caledonia Prince (9-3) at Southwell 1m app hcp 0-75 (5) fbs in Feb.
Caledonia Prince 3-1 (9-3) Pulled hard, prominent, led over 1f out, ridden out, won at Southwell 1m app hcp 0-75 (5) fbs in Feb beating Tight Lipped (9-5) by 3/4l, 8 ran.
Copperwood 20-1 (9-2) Chased leader, led over 1f out, ridden and headed well inside final furlong, 4th of 9, 1l behind Dakota Canyon (9-3) at Wolverhampton 1m 1f hcp 0-75 (5) pol.