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

Mixed fortunes and Wincanton runners

We had mixed fortunes last weekend. River Bray was the highlight with a good performance at Kempton where he was a strong finishing fourth He jumps hurdles very well, and it looks like he will be a fun horse for the future. Get Wishing scoped dirty after his first run...

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Bumper debuts for Get Wishing and River Bray

Get Wishing and River Bray are likely to make their racecourse bumper debuts this week with both entered at Kempton on Friday and Get Wishing also having an entry at Exeter on Sunday. They are part of a tried and tested system we employ here whereby we purchase young...

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Edinburgh National win for Shadow – and another grandchild

Dancing Shadow proved himself as an out and out stayer with a super win in the Edinburgh National on Saturday. The near 1000-mile trip to Musselburgh proved worth it with Dancing Shadow making light work of the 4m1f marathon contest in the hands of Noel Fehily. The...

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