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

Exciting times ahead?

Admiral’s Secret fine win at Wincanton last week has given us the Topham Trophy at Aintree as a potential target. This is a 2m5f open handicap chase run over the national fences the day before the Grand National (on Ladies day). The handicapper has raised him 4lbs to...

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Two favourites at Wincanton

Admiral's Secret returns tomorrow at Wincanton in the 2m 4f handicap chase, there are only three other runners and include Molineaux who beat him 3/4 length over 2m at the same venue earlier in the season. Admiral's Secret has since won at Leicester over 2m 4f and i...

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Back to Leicester

Admiral’s Secret runs at Leicester today in the 2m 4f handicap chase, he is are first runner for several years over jumps at Leicester since Exmoor Mist won two chases there. The 2m 4f is a slight question mark but he was running on over 2m at Wincanton last time out....

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