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

New campaign

Heluvagood starts his new campaign off at Newton Abbot today in the 2m 2f  conditional jockeys handicap hurdle with Tom Buckley having his first ride for the yard. Tomorrow Howardian Hills runs in the 1m 4f handicap at Wolverhampton, he is in good form and we are...

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A successful day

Our annual open day went very well with a good number of people attending. The weather was good and the horses did us proud and looked very well. The horses are well forward for the time of year and several look ready to go. The fact that Howardian Hills won very well...

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Open day preparation

Our annual open day is next Sunday September 9th, the day starts with coffee from 10.00am and the horses will be paraded from 10.45am followed by light refreshments with a chance for everybody to meet new an existing staff. This year I am asking for donations for...

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