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Tartak has recently joined the yard of leading trainer Victor Dartnall

April 28th, 2013

Victor Dartnall has confirmed that Tartak has recently joined his team at Brayford Stables.

Giles Cross was found to be sore when he was pulled up in the Betfred Grand National Trial at Haydock

February 18th, 2013

Giles Cross was found to be sore when he was pulled up in the Betfred Grand National Trial at Haydock Park on Saturday.

Giles Cross is on course to defend his crown in the Betfred National Trial at Haydock on Saturday.

February 10th, 2013

Victor Dartnall has revealed that Giles Cross is on course to defend his crown in the Betfred National Trial at Haydock on Saturday.

Dartnall unhappy over ban from local Woolacombe beach

January 24th, 2013

Victor Dartnall has expressed his disappointment after being told he can no longer use the beach at Woolacombe Bay to exercise his horses.

Dartnall hopes Giles Cross can give a big run in the Welsh National

December 16th, 2012

Victor Dartnall is hoping Giles Cross can give his Barnstaple team something to cheer about by ending the year on a high in the Coral Welsh National.

Victor Dartnall could have his first runners for four weeks at Exeter

December 14th, 2012

Victor Dartnall is hoping to have his first runners at Exeter on Thursday after being forced to close his stables for four weeks.

Victor Dartnall's Higher Shutscombe yard given all clear after herpes outbreak

December 10th, 2012

Victor Dartnall hopes to have his first runners next week after being given the go-ahead to start making entries again.

BHA play down fears over outbreak of equine herpes virus

November 15th, 2012

British Horseracing Authority veterinary expert Professor Tim Morris has moved to play down fears caused by the outbreak of a contagious neurological disease.

Victor Dartnall is preparing Ambion Wood for a chase campaign

November 8th, 2012

Victor Dartnall is looking at giving Ambion Wood his first run over fences at Exeter next month.

Dartnall outlines running plans

August 20th, 2012

Victor Dartnall hosted an open day at his Barnstaple stable over the weekend and outlined plans for a number of his horses.

Rain no Cross to bear

April 10th, 2012

The recent rain is no problem for National trial winner Giles Cross whose trainer reports his charge to be in terrific form ahead of the Grand National.

Aintree for Giles Cross

April 3rd, 2012

Victor Dartnall is aiming his Welsh National runner-up Giles Cross at Aintree rather than the Irish equivalent at Fairyhouse on Monday.

Ville kept on ice for Festival

February 5th, 2012

Victor Dartnall has been keeping his powder dry with the Cheltenham Festival in mind for exciting young chaser Roudoudou Ville.

Giles Cross on course for Eider

February 5th, 2012

Coral Welsh National runner-up Giles Cross has the Eider Chase at Newcastle as his next stamina-sapping assignment.

Gallant bid possible

January 3rd, 2012

Victor Dartnall is to wait for the handicapper's assessment of Giles Cross before making future plans for his stayer.

Ville waits for Festival

January 3rd, 2012

Trainer Victor Dartnall intends to keep Roudoudou Ville under wraps until the Cheltenham Festival comes around in March.

Cross shines at Fontwell

November 13th, 2011

Victor Dartnall's Welsh National second Giles Cross defied topweight in the totepool Southern National Handicap Chase at Fontwell.

Exmoor Ranger reels them in

October 29th, 2011

Victor Dartnall's Exmoor Ranger came out on top in a thrilling United House Gold Cup Handicap Chase at Ascot under Andrew Glassonbury.

Dartnall duo primed

January 4th, 2011

Vic Dartnall expects soft ground to suit both Exmoor Ranger and Giles Cross in the Coral Welsh National at Chepstow on Saturday.