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

Dancing’s win

We were all delighted with Dancing Shadow at Exeter. It was only going to be a prep run for his attempt at the Borders National at Kelso in December and it was good to see him run so well, making all under Nick Scholfield, in the two miles five and a half furlongs...

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A busy week of runners

We were pleased with Bindon Mill at Exeter last Tuesday where he went very well to finish fourth. He made a couple of mistakes but it was perfect for his first run on ground that wasn’t quite soft enough for him. He goes in the 3m2f Cumberland Handicap Chase at...

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Exeter runners

Ambion Lane goes in the Ilfracombe Food Service Handicap Hurdle tomorrow with Nick Scholfield in the saddle. He’s been working really well at home and will love the conditions. He’s tried with a tongue tie for the first time. Bindon Mill (pictured at Exeter),...

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