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

Welcome back

Haldon Hill’s exciting win at Exeter on Friday prompted an approach from the biggest owner in England and Ireland Mr JP McManus. A deal has been struck and the horse will now run in the famous green and gold colours carried previously by Benetwood who won eight races...

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A good prospect

Haldon Hill fulfilled his promise with a game display making all the running to win the bumper at Exeter yesterday by three lengths. He galloped some high priced rivals into the ground and looks to be an outstanding national hunt prospect. Earlier in the day Get...

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Minnie Escape at Southwell

Minnie Escape overcame extreme adversity to run a creditable fourth in a good bumper at Southwell this afternoon, two years ago she nearly died after complications with a bone cyst in her shoulder and in the spring of this year suffered a stress fracture of her pelvis...

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