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

Back to Huntingdon

Exmoor Mist runs today in the Macer Gifford 2m handicap chase at Huntingdon, it would be a race I would love to win as I worked for Macer Gifford on his family farm for three years in the early 70’s and I became firm friends with the family. Macer was a top national...

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Off to Aintree

Sweet Adare runs today in the mares national hunt flat race at Aintree. It will be very interesting to see how she goes because she appears to have improved markedly from the spring. Her performance today will determine whether she stays in national hunt flat races or...

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Back to Kempton

Howardian Hills runs this evening in the 1m 4f handicap at Kempton, he is in good form and we are hopeful of a big run. He has achieved a good level of consistency this Summer on the all weather and the turf albeit at a low level and has kept the flag flying at a time...

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