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 busy time ahead

At last the winter has relented and we are able to use the gallop although we still have snowdrifts on the farm. Racing resumes today at Chepstow with Heluvagood in the 2m 3f handicap hurdle. He has been working very well recently and I am hoping he will improve on...

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Fingers crossed for Run to Milan

Run To Milan bids to secure a second victory for the yard in the EBF National Hunt Novices Handicap Hurdle Final at Sandown today with Conor Shoemark on board. He seems in very good order, but it looks highly competative and we shall see if he is worth his mark of...

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Hitting form at last

The yard appears to be coming into form now, with the last few runners all running well. On Saturday Heluvagood ran a good race on unsuitably heavy ground at Wincanton finishing 6th of 18. He appears to be learning to race and I am sure he will soon be hitting form....

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