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.
Three of our four runners ran really well on Wednesday on a very competitive days racing at Exeter. Heluvagood won the 3m handicap chase on only his second start over fences. He was given a brilliant ride by James Best who filled him with confidence and put him in the...read more
The mud was flying at Chepstow on Wednesday and Get Wishing responded with an impressive win in the 2m conditional handicap hurdle. Well ridden by Harry Stock he took up the running half way up the home straight and galloped strongly to the line. He gives the...read more
Racing prospects look more certain now as the autumn rains have started. We are off today to Chepstow with Get Wishing who appears to be a reformed character this season since two issues have been rectified. On Saturday Admiral Secret is my first runner at Kelso and...read more