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

New season at Newton Abbot

The season starts at Newton Abbot on Saturday and River Bray is a likely runner in the novice hurdle subject to the ground being acceptable. He will be carrying a penalty but should still give a good account of himself. There was a reason for his disappointing run at...

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A frustrating day

Get Wishing was declared a non runner by the stewards at Chepstow this afternoon after a freak accident in the paddock. The jockey had mounted and was walking out of the paddock approaching the shute leading to the racecourse when the horse in his excitement spun his...

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Back to Wincanton

Shutscombe Hill runs at Wincanton this afternoon in the 2m novice hurdle, his second run over hurdles. He has recently had a wind operation and the hopes are he will show some of his home work on the racecourse. He is a big stamp of horse and will make a cracking...

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