Mystic Journey Stakes Race Information

The Mystic Journey Stakes is a 1200 metre weight-for-age race for fillies and mares run by the Tasmanian Racing Club in early February. It is held at Hobart on or around Hobart Cup day.

  • Race Type: Group 3
  • Distance: 1200 metres
  • Conditions: Weight-for-age, 3YO & upwards fillies and mares
  • Track: Hobart Racecourse, Hobart, Tasmania
  • Prizemoney: $150,000
  • Date: Friday 9 February 2024

Mystic Journey Stakes Race History

See the 2024 Mystic Journey Stakes Preview and results.

See the 2023 Bow Mistress Trophy Preview and results.

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 was named after Tasmanian mare Bow Mistress who won many top races. In 2024 it was renamed the Mystic Journey Trophy.

Useful Facts

Last filly to win: none yet

Multiple winners: Rebel Bride (2012 & 2013)

Fastest time (1200m): Ocean Embers (2017) 1:11:17

Interesting trivia:

Past winners of the Mystic Journey Stakes /Bow Mistress Trophy

Winners of past Bow Mistress Trophys include Diamond Cover (2008), Lady Lynette (2014) and Rebel Bride (2012 & 2013).

Year Winner Second Third
2024 Yellow Sam Alvarinho Megamea
2023 Belsielle Embeller Sirene Stryker
2022 Zoushine Award Winner Bons Abroad
2021 Ethical Solution Street Icon Runaway Girl
2020 Zargos Deroche Twitchy Frank
2019 Life On The Wire Speedonova Twitchy Frank
2018 Gogo Grace Tizso Wicked Deja Blue
2017 Ocean Embers Lyuba I Love It
2016 Nautical I Love It Erin’s Element
2015 I Love It Miss Middleton Lady Lakshmi
2014 Isibaeva Miss Stellabelle Kneeling
2013 Rebel Bride Tariana Rose Pattern
2012 Rebel Bride Lady Lynette Avionics
2011 Lady Lynette I’m A Hussy Happy Angel
2010 Dollops Moulin Rouge Flying Ruby
2009 Flying Ruby Rough Chance Greenmount Belle
2008 Diamond Cove Blazonry Manihi Magic
2007 Oceano Aprilia Lekitama
2006 Con’s Amy Open Cut Kats Clause