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 Wolverhampton

Howardian Hills opened his campaign at Wolverhampton today finishing sixth in the 1m 4f handicap. He ran well enough and led into the straight and I’m sure he will come on for the run. He had a bad journey going to the races when the horse box suffered two separate...

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Evening racing at Exeter

Get Wishing and Minnie Escape both contest the 1850 race at Exeter this evening. The ground is forecast as good and should suit Minnie Escape, although I’m sure she will require further than the 2m 2 1/2f this evening. Get Wishing has been very consistent over course...

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A good day at Newton Abbot

River Bray spreadeagled the field at Newton Abbot today in the opening novice hurdle. He made all under a penalty and won comfortably by six lengths confirming  the promise he showed at Wincanton in February. The ground was plenty quick enough for him and we will have...

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