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

Hitting form at last

The yard appears to be coming into form now, with the last few runners all running well. On Saturday Heluvagood ran a good race on unsuitably heavy ground at Wincanton finishing 6th of 18. He appears to be learning to race and I am sure he will soon be hitting form....

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Promising Day at kempton

Bolving produced his best performance over hurdles at Kempton yesterday. He just needs to settle a little better over a longer trip with softer ground. Run To Milan ran an encouraging race finishing second, we just have to decide whether he runs at Cheltenham or the...

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Dancing Shadow defends his crown

Ambion Lane runs today at Towester where the ground and the nature of the track should suit him. He is well and we are hopeful of a big run. Minnie Escape also runs today in the bumper at Wincanton. She is filly we have always liked and it will interesting to see how...

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