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 good day at Exeter

All three horses ran very well on Sunday at Exeter. Haldon Hill showed immense promise finishing a three quarter length second to a former French grade 1 bumper winner. He jumped brilliantly and looks to have a very bright future. Mahler’s First showed his best form...

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A busy time ahead

Get Wishing is our first of nine intended runners this week when he runs in the 1330 at Ffos Las. He should appreciate the extra five furlongs and soft ground. Ut Majeur Aulmes and Exmoor Mist both contest the two handicap chase at Lingfield tomorrow where there are...

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Festive runners

Admiral’s Secret runs in the 2 mile handicap chase at Wincanton today, he’s in great form and appears to have improved for his seasonal debut when second at Exeter. Unfortunately Conor Shoemark broke his collar bone on Mahler’s First at Exeter last week and is unable...

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