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

$10,500 bonus for White Robe Lodge- trained Monserrat

The Brian and Shane Anderton-trained Montserrat earned a $10,500 bonus for her Christchurch owners Pat Kennedy and his wife, Allayne with her win in a New Zealand Bloodstock Insurance Pearl series maiden race at Wingatui on Friday. The bonus was in addition to the $7500 prize for first. Montserrat (Jacob Lowry) won by three and three quarter lengths over 1400m on a heavy track, extending a 40 year association for Pat Kennedy and Brian Anderton.

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Remarkable achievement for Raise The Flag

Raise The Flag, who stands at White Robe Lodge was the leading New Zealand-based sire on the Australia general sires by stakes winners list for 2017 -18 at May 21, 2018. Raise The Flag was 18th on the overall list with a mere 12 runners in Australia this season. He has sired nine winners of 19 races and $1,281,060 in stakes.

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Fifth win in Riccarton feature

White Robe Lodge trainers Brian and Shane Anderton won the listed Great Easter Handicap (1400m) at Riccarton for the fifth time at Riccarton on Saturday (5/5/2018). Fascinate, ridden by Chris Johnson, romped home three and a half lengths clear of her nearest rival at odds of 34 to one in the $50,000 race. It was the tenth and most important win for the rising 8yr-old Falkirk – Zerperfluous mare raced by breeders Brian and Lorraine Anderton and Parr Bloodstock Ltd (Eric Parr, of Ashburton).

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Group one success for White Robe Lodge

The win of Who Shot The Barman in the group one $A2 million Sydney Cup at Randwick on Saturday (7/4/2018) was a massive bonus for his breeders Brian and Lorraine Anderton, principals of White Robe Lodge. β€œIt was an achievement for our little stud to have two runners in the race let alone win,” said Brian. Their other representative Patrick Erin (by Gallant Guru) finished sixth.

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9 progeny of Ghibellines entered for South Island sale

White Robe Lodge are preparing 9 yearling by Ghibellines for the South Island sale in Christchurch on April 20. The first crop of the WRL sire have been in demand at yearling sales in New Zealand and Australia this year (2018). Three of his progeny averaged $80,000 in Book 1 at the Karaka sale with a top price of $115,000 and a filly was sold for $A115,000 ($NZ124,000) at the Sydney Classic sale. Three others averaged $66,500 in the Book 2 sale at Karaka.

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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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