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

Sunday at Southwell!

Minnie Escape returns to Southwell today in the 2m 4f handicap hurdle. She ran well here in the Autumn and finished fourth in the bumper with form horses in behind her. She had a confidence issue after falling in her first run over hurdles afterwards and has taken a...

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Back to Nottingham

Give Em a clump is our first runner at Nottingham since Caoba’s exciting victory under Ryan Moore. The horse today is having his first run for the yard and runs in the hands and heels sprint handicap at 1510 hrs. He has had a nice break and has come back fresh and...

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Uttoxeter on a Sunday

River Bray has his first run over fences at Uttoxeter today. It’s a good place to start a horse over fences and I hope that he will take to fences as his schooling has been very good to date. It is a very hot race for the time of year and the favourite will be...

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