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

Staying chaser in the making

Our New Year’s Day runners at Exeter went well, in particular Admirals Secret (pictured) who finished third in a competitive handicap hurdle and has been allotted a mark of 116. He’s a very exciting young horse with a future over fences. Bindon Mill ran in a very hot...

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Debut win for Run To Milan

We were thrilled that Run To Milan won his racecourse debut at Wincanton on Boxing Day in a competitive bumper that should prove informative. Our yard conditional David Prichard took up the lead 2f from home and pushed him out for a for a three and a half lengths...

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Christmas spirits are high

The horses are all in flying form with a win and three seconds for our last four runners. It’s a tad frustrating but to have the yard in such fine fettle is great. Bindon Mill will go over fences now after finishing second in a maiden hurdle at Exeter last Thursday....

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