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 : Ghibellines and Gallant Guru and Raise The Flag

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Latest News

Three quality fillies for Karaka sale

An extra overnight stay on the way to Auckland with three fillies for the New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling sale is not concerning Wayne Stewart, the manager of the stud operation of White Robe Lodge. ''It is not the worst. It is good education for them. The usually settle well at Karaka (the sale venue) after the trip,'' said Stewart. There is now an overnight stay in Blenheim on the way north due to re-routing resulting from Kaikoura earthquake.

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White Robe dominates feature meeting

White Robe Lodge dominated the Gore Racing Club feature meeting on Saturday (21/1/2017). Brian and Shane Anderton trained the winners Raise You Ten ($50,000 listed Gore Guineas, 1335m), Coulee ($30,000 open 1335m), Willow ($20,000 rating 65 1335m) and Fascinate ($22,500 fillies and mares rating 75 1335m).

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Liz Hodson remembers

Liz Hodson, who stepped down last week after 41 years working for White Robe Lodge, has fond memories of the first yearling she prepared for sale ------ Our Sophia, winner of the 1985 AJC (Australian) Oaks. Hodson (57) has switched jobs to assisting with milking 300 cows on the Taieri. β€œIt will be a bit easier. The horses were just starting to get a bit strong for me to handle,’’ she said.

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Tommy tucker completes rare double

Tommy Tucker became the first winner of successive Timaru Cups in 34 years when he triumphed under topweight of 60kg in the $50,000 listed 1600m race at Washdyke on Wednesday (28/12/2016). The Gallant Guru – Lady Vital 8yr-old gelding trained by Brian and Shane Anderton and raced by Brian and Lorraine Anderton with Ian Nichol, of Outram, was again ridden by Jacob Lowry, the stable apprentice.

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Employee finishes after 40 years

Liz Hodson finished at White Robe Lodge today after 40 years of service. Liz worked on both the training and stud sides of the business while employed here. We wish Liz well as she moves on to her next venture.

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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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