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

White Robe Graduates Performing in Australia

It’s been a fantastic past week of racing over in Victoria for White Robe Lodge. Necessitas (Zacinto - Of The Essence) trained by Ellerton Zhara Racing won at Cranbourne on Saturday over 2080m. The 4yo mare was part of our 2017 Karaka draft, selling for $77,500. It was the second win in just 12 starts, bringing her stakes winnings to over $75,000.

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Stable Success at Wingatui on Melbourne Cup Day

Melbourne Cup Day 2019 was another successful day at Wingatui for White Robe Lodge picking up two winners on the day. Outram (Gallant Guru – Minnaloushka) picked up his second win from just 5 starts in the Dunedin Casino Rating 65 1200. Outram was ridden by Jacob Lowry produced a storing win after coming from back and coming wide to then finish in front across the line. He is owned by long-time supporters of the stable in Ian Nichol, Ray Keen, Rob Johnstone & Owen Diack. Brian and Shane will now look to target some races over the upcoming summer racing circuit with him and look to step the gelding up in distance as he progresses through the grades.

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Stallion Parade

Stallion Parade on Farm Saturday 31st August 9am. All Welcome.

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Memory of Val Christophers lives on with Chookie’s Girl

Val Christophers died two and a half years ago but her long association with White Robe Lodge continued when Chookie’s Girl won a 2200m maiden impressively at Wingatui on June 2, 2019. Chookie’s Girl, who was having her fourth start is trained by Brian and Shane Anderton for the Estate of Christophers. Chookie’s Girl is a 4yr-old mare by WRL sire Raise The Flag and the first foal of Danz A Rook, who won nine races to 2200m when owned and trained by Christophers. Danz A Rook was by former WRL sire, Danzighill, who left Belle D’Or, winner of seven races for Christophers. Chookie’s Girl wore the Christopher colours of cerise with black sleeves and cap.

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Chequered Flag bred at White Robe Lodge

Chequered Flag, bred at White Robe Lodge by Shane and Sharyn Anderton, won the $A126,500 Australian Hurdle at Sandown on Sunday. Chequered Flag(Raise The Flag – Star Of Mulwala) has now amassed $A430,000 in stakes from five flat wins and three unbeaten starts over hurdles. He was sold for $21,000 at the festival section of the New Zealand Bloodstock yearling sale at Karaka in 2010.

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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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