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

Impressive Run To Milan

The last three days have given us some good performances from Run to Milan, River Bray and Get Wishing. Run to Milan gave a fine staying performance to win the National hunt maiden at Exeter yesterday, in pretty awful heavy ground. He hurdled much better this time and...

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A hectic few days

We have the potential for nine runners this week at Newbury, Kempton, Exeter and Haydock. At Newbury on Wednesday Bolving runs in the two mile maiden hurdle, he will be settled in this time as he is a horse with plenty of pace, and I am hoping the trip will be ideal....

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A Busy Time

River Bray found Southwell a little sharp, but managed to plug on and finish a creditable fifth. He is taking a little time to learn the ropes, but all the signs are that he is becoming very professional. We have a hectic few days ahead, starting with Run to Milan,...

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