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

End of the season

Last Saturday was the final day of the 2017/18 National Hunt season. The season was characterised by heavy ground and many of our horses cannot operate under such conditions, as the ground improved the yard ran into form with a few exceptions they all started to run...

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A good trip

We left North Devon 1130 hrs Friday morning with two horses, Sweet Adare ran in the mares bumper at Southwell yesterday evening and put up a brilliant performance dead heating for first place with the classy mare Indefatigable. Recent form lines with other mares that...

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Classy mare

Sweet Adare runs at Southwell in the mares bumper this evening, this well bred mare is by the up and coming sire Getaway and is closely related to the seasons leading British based bumper horse Acey Milan. She has the looks to match her pedigree and I just hope she...

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