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

Hereford again

We return to Hereford today where Sweet Adare runs in the mares handicap hurdle for which she is top weight and favourite. She will be ridden by the 7lb claimer Edward Austin, who works for Jonjo O’Neill. Sweet Adare will only be 1lb higher (after the 7lb claim is...

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Near miss

Dancing Shadow ran a fine race yesterday at Exeter to finish second in the 3m handicap chase under Richard Johnston. This should set him up for the 3m 6f handicap chase at the same course on December 6th, he is a stout stayer who excels on distances exceeding 3m 4f....

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At last

Minnie Escape finally gave a performance on the racecourse that reflected her ability at home and an accomplished performance when winning easily at Chepstow on Tuesday. This well bred Getaway mare has had major problems at home which has involved two lengthy...

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