The race was first held as a Listed race over 1200m at Hobart in 2006 and was won by a five-year-old mare called Con’s Amy trained by Heath Connors and ridden by Daniel Moor. In 2012 it was upgraded to its current Group 3 status.
The race is named after Tasmanian mare Bow Mistress who won many top races.
Last filly to win: none yet
Multiple winners: Rebel Bride (2012 & 2013)
Fastest time (1200m): Ocean Embers (2017) 1:11:17
Past winners of the Bow Mistress Trophy
Winners of past Bow Mistress Trophys include Diamond Cover (2008), Lady Lynette (2014) and Rebel Bride (2012 & 2013).