Proven Thoroughbred Nursery for more than 55 years....

Proven Thoroughbred Nursery for more than 55 years....


The Training arm of the White Robe Lodge business trains both at home and at the Wingatui track in Mosgiel. It currently employs 10 staff with Brian and Shane overseeing the whole operation.

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Currently standing : New for 2015
and Gallant Guru and Raise The Flag

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Latest News

Prominent Visitors at White Robe Lodge

Garry Chittick, of the Waikato Stud, Matamata and Gerald Fell (Fairdale Stud, Longburn) were visitors to White Robe Lodge on Monday (23/5/2016) during the course of a tour of the South Island. They were impressed with the weanling filly by Savabeel from She’s Snubbed, owned in partnership by Mark Chittick and WRL stud managers Wayne and Karen Stewart.

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30 Individual Winners by Gallant Guru

Wins by Kona and Rumpelstiltskin at Winton on Sunday (15/5/2016) brought up 30 individual winners in New Zealand for Gallant Guru this season. The progeny of Gallant Guru have won 48 races and been 95 times places for $729,000 in stakes.

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Association continued with White Robe Lodge

Debbie Henderson, a former top jumps rider with White Robe Lodge, has continued her association as a member of the Woolshed Wednesday syndicate. “It has been great. We have won the Breeders’ Stakes at Riccarton with Coulee and Of The Essence won 10 races since I joined the syndicate,’’ said Henderson, of Oamaru. Coulee capped the season with success in the group three $80,000 South Island Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (2/4/2016). She has won five of her 10 starts and $113,722 in stakes as a 4yr-old from the WR stable.

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Progeny of Gallant Guru winning for prominent Australian trainer

Prominent Ballarat trainer Darren Weir won two races at the weekend (23-24/4/2016) with progeny of White Robe Lodge stallion Gallant Guru. The winners Doctor Care and Accreditation were both bred by Brian and Lorraine Anderton and are both out of mares by Personal Escort.

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A week to remember for Brian Anderton

Brian Anderton, the principal of White Robe Lodge, has had a week to remember ------- investiture; selling the top priced yearling at the South Island Sale and winning the feature race at Riccarton as an owner-trainer-breeder. “It couldn’t get any better,’’ said Brian.

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Welcome to White Robe Lodge


Established in 1956, the proven thoroughbred nursery White Robe Lodge has 300 acres situated at the northern end of the Taieri Plains and enjoys a unique climate, sheltered by the surrounding hills to the North and East.

After over 50 years in the thoroughbred business, we are proud to still be producing top class racehorses.


BJ   has had a book printed about his life and the establishment of White Robe Lodge and the business.  This is available to purchase from White Robe Lodge at $35 per copy + $5pp

Phone 03 4895308    or email or . 

Account Number for Book payment - 02 0938 0031318 000    ref BJ's Book


For Australian purchases -

BJ & LE ANDERTON 014 704 530904867 ANZ Surfers Paradise

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