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

Fontwell runners on Sunday

We run Bolving and Admiral’s Secret at Fontwell on Sunday. Bolving schooled very well for his hurdles debut, in the Malcolm "Hairy" Roberts Memorial "National Hunt" Novices' Hurdle, and he’s a very exciting prospect. He seems to have grown and strengthened up...

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Hurdles debut for Bolving

We were pleased with our two recent flat runners with My Matador beaten just 7 ½ lengths at Kempton in a competitive 1m4f handicap and Mary Le Bow not far behind the leaders in a 1,2f handicap at Lingfield We’ve made a handful of entries this week with Admirals Secret...

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Ready win for Bindon Mill

We were delighted with Bindon Mill who scored a comfortable win in the 3m novice handicap chase at Exeter yesterday. Nick Scholfield was in the saddle and he gave him a peach of a ride, holding him up until the turn for him when he mounted his challenge with four...

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