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 week

We have five runners at Exeter tomorrow, Haldon Hill, Bindon Lane, Get Wishing, Exmoor Mist and Heluvagood. Haldon Hill runs in the first division of the maiden hurdle and should have every chance with a hood fitted for the first time. Bindon Lane runs in the second...

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A busy few days

Admiral’s Secret runs a Newbury today in the 2m handicap chase, if he reproduces the form of his two previous Wincanton runs he will go very close. Sunday Sweet Adare runs in the mares maiden hurdle and goes with every chance, she has freshened up nicely since her...

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A good performance

River Bray fulfilled his potential in spread eagling the field in the opener at Wincanton on Saturday. He beat some highly regarded rivals but has unfortunately been treated accordingly by the handicapper. Time will tell whether the 15lb rise (which gives him a mark...

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