Monthly Archives: July 2017

Kurt vision a boost for valley – and even Pipe seems sweet on it

“It is hard to disagree with Newbury MP Richard Benyon who described the project as a huge vote of confidence in the village”Racing has a reputation for being a conservative sport and change is not always welcomed, so it was…Read More

Mehmet Kurt’s hi-tech track is new breed of racehorse trainer

Forget the jockey or the owner, the next racecourse winner could be trained by a machine. A mile-long loop powered by monorail and designed by a Turkish tycoon is about to revolutionise how horses are trained.The £20 million device at…Read More

Lambourn’s new ‘Kurtsystem’ has the potential to revolutionise horse racing

With it’s ribbed green canopy like a giant snake poking above the hedgerows on the entrance to one of racing’s best known training centres, the latest edition to Lambourn’s landscape is certainly eye-catching.It has also got plenty of people talking.From…Read More

The future of racing? New £20m machine puts horses through their paces

Young racehorses are being put through their paces in Berkshire, but it’s not jockeys who are doing the training, instead it’s a machine designed by rollercoaster engineers.While the Kurtsystem may look like something from a theme-park, at £20 million it…Read More