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 better day

The mud was flying at Chepstow on Wednesday and Get Wishing responded with an impressive win in the 2m conditional handicap hurdle. Well ridden by Harry Stock he took up the running half way up the home straight and galloped strongly to the line. He gives the...

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Rain at last!

Racing prospects look more certain now as the autumn rains have started. We are off today to Chepstow with Get Wishing who appears to be a reformed character this season since two issues have been rectified. On Saturday Admiral Secret is my first runner at Kelso and...

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Back to Huntingdon

Exmoor Mist runs today in the Macer Gifford 2m handicap chase at Huntingdon, it would be a race I would love to win as I worked for Macer Gifford on his family farm for three years in the early 70’s and I became firm friends with the family. Macer was a top national...

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