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.
All the winter horses are out at grass on the farm now and have had very good weather. The September/October runners will come in this week. Howardian Hills runs on Saturday at Bath where the quick ground should suit him. He went close last time out at Salisbury which...read more
Howardian Hills started his new flat campaign well today with a good second at Salisbury, beaten by a 20/1 shot. This was his best effort on grass and shows he needs good fast ground to produce his form. He should be a fun horse this summer on the flat and over...read more
The new National Hunt season starts today and we run Heluvagood in the novices handicap chase over 2m 6f at Uttoxeter, he has schooled very well over fences and seems a natural but I’m sure like most horses he will need his first run over the larger obstacles. The...read more