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 racecourse work out

We took four of our young bumper horses to a local racecourse earlier this week where they all worked very well. Run to Milan - Paddy Dartnall Bolving - David Pritchard Mahler youngster - Ciaran Gethings Call me Westie - Nick...

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Chepstow runners

We have three runners today Chepstow Racecourse Ambion Lane (Nick SCholfield) and Heluvagood(David Prichard) both go in the Triflex Novices' Handicap Hurdle and Oscars Cross (Nick Scholfield), an exciting half brother to Giles Cross, is in the Competent Roofer...

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Dancing Shadow is fine after his Cheltenham experience where the old course proved too quick and just didn’t suit him. They turned up the pace on the final circuit and he just couldn’t cope with it. He’ll now go for the Scottish National a week after the Aintree Grand...

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