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

The season starts

The National Hunt season proper has started with the two day Chepstow meeting where we run River Bray in the 2m handicap hurdle. He is the outsider due mainly to the pundits assuming it’s the wrong track as he has run well at Taunton, Wincanton and Newton Abbot in the...

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Sunday at Southwell!

Minnie Escape returns to Southwell today in the 2m 4f handicap hurdle. She ran well here in the Autumn and finished fourth in the bumper with form horses in behind her. She had a confidence issue after falling in her first run over hurdles afterwards and has taken a...

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Back to Nottingham

Give Em a clump is our first runner at Nottingham since Caoba’s exciting victory under Ryan Moore. The horse today is having his first run for the yard and runs in the hands and heels sprint handicap at 1510 hrs. He has had a nice break and has come back fresh and...

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