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

Success at Washdyke

White Robe Lodge trainers Brian and Shane Anderton won both $20,000 open jumping races and an $8000 rating 85 flat race at the South Canterbury meeting at Washdyke on Friday (July 10, 2015).

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Hong Kong Winner

Heroic Guru, a product of White Robe Lodge, won a $HK760,000 ($NZ144,000) 1600m race at Sha Tin on Saturday (27/6/2015). The gelded son of Gallant Guru – Enzed was sold late in 2013 after winning two of his three starts as a 3yr-old. Heroic Guru, now trained by David Hall, was ridden by Joao Moreira, who has assured of the Hong Kong jockeys’ premiership with a month of the season remaining, The Brazilian has won 139 races and eclipsed the seasonal record of 114 by Douglas Whyte.

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Ghibellines compiled by Lloyd Jackson

White Robe Lodge's Successful Formula to Continue Looks are one of several considerations when judging a sire, especially a young sire setting out on a stud career and Ghibellines, White Robe Lodge's exciting new stallion, makes a strong first impression with his solid dark bay (with black points) colouring plus his magnificent balance and proportionality - a real looker. The agent responsible for his purchase, respected bloodstock consultant Michael Otto, can be forgiven some bias but his describing Ghibellines as "a stunner" is right on the mark.

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Winners in Australia and NZ

White Robe Lodge sire Gallant Guru has been represented by winners in Australia and New Zealand in the past few days. Doctor Care won a $40,000 rating 82 1950m at Morphettville (Adelaide) on Saturday (23/5/2015).

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Ghibellines to join WRL Stallion roster

A lengthy search for the ideal addition to the White Robe Lodge stallion roster has ended successfully. The leading South Island farm’s patience has been rewarded with their dream signing of the well-related Group Two winner Ghibellines.

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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 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 027    BJ's Book


For Australian purchases -

BJ & LE ANDERTON 014 704 530904867 ANZ Surfers Paradise

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