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

A Nice Prospect

We run the 4 year old gelding, Exmoor Express, who is by Sans Frontieries, at Warwick tomorrow in the NH Flat Race. He is a very athletical and likable sort and his dam won first time out in a bumper. He is not over big but is a very good mover and he is related to...

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Two Good Days

River Bray won the feature race at Wincanton yesterday, the 0-130 Handicap Hurdle, off top weight of 11-12. It is very difficult to win these sort of races in basically the Champion Trainer's backyard and he produced the 2nd placed horse - these first two going well...

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Taunton Tomorrow

Bolving runs in the 2.4 Handicap Chase at Taunton tomorrow. The race is run in memory of two great stalwarts of racing in the South West, Mike Trickey and Geoff White, both of whom were good friends to many of us. Bolving appears to be in very heart and seems to have...

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