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

Back to Leicester

Howardian Hills returns to Leicester this evening on suitably quick ground. He had his first run for the yard last season at Leicester where he ran very poorly. I put this performance on several hours of rain that fell just prior to the race, it seems that there is no...

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Relaxation time

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...

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Back on the flat

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...

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