Welcome to Victor Dartnall Racing

Higher Shutscombe is set in the heart of the north Devon countryside on the edge of Exmoor and is home to Victor Dartnall Racing.

We train National Hunt and Flat horses and our aim is to bring out the very best in those that are entrusted in our care. With superb facilities, and a team that combines a wealth of experience Victor Dartnall Racing offers the racehorse owner a great and unique experience and racehorses the very best care so that they are nurtured throughout their careers to reach their full potential.



Latest News

A Busy Time

River Bray found Southwell a little sharp, but managed to plug on and finish a creditable fifth. He is taking a little time to learn the ropes, but all the signs are that he is becoming very professional. We have a hectic few days ahead, starting with Run to Milan,...

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Two at Taunton

We have two runners today at Taunton. Nick Scholfield is on Get Wishing goes in the Bet toteplacepot At betfred.com "National Hunt" Novices' Hurdle, his second start over hurdles having made his debut over obstacles at Chepstow in October. Darloa is in the Collect...

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Dancing’s win

We were all delighted with Dancing Shadow at Exeter. It was only going to be a prep run for his attempt at the Borders National at Kelso in December and it was good to see him run so well, making all under Nick Scholfield, in the two miles five and a half furlongs...

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