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

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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Gallant Guru stock continue winning

The Barmaid and Gold’nguru kept the ball rolling for White Robe Lodge stallion Gallant Guru with wins at Riverton on Saturday (9/4/2016) following the win of Mal d’Mour at Washdyke on Friday. The Barmaid won a $12,000 Pearl series race for Woodlands owner-trainers, the Dennis brothers and Robert Dennis.

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Successive SI Breeders’ Stakes wins for stable and Gallant Guru

White Robe Lodge apprentice Jacob Lowry and WRL-trained and bred Coulee starred at Riccarton on Saturday (2/4/2016). Lowry (18) rode Coulee to win the group three $80,000 Valachi Downs South Island Thoroughbred Breeders’ Stakes (1600m) for mares and fillies and Hexie Hao to win the $30,000 Seaton Family Memorial Hororata Gold Cup (1800m). It was thus successive SI Breeders’ Stakes wins for WRL and resident stallion Gallant Guru, the sire of Coulee and Include (ridden by Courtney Barnes), who won the race last year.

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Coulee's win boost for yearling on offer

Coulee, the daughter of Gallant Guru and Cherry Creek, boosted the stocks of her half-sister to be offered at the South Island sale next month with a win in the $40,000 Francolin Stakes (1400m) for mares and fillies at Riverton on Saturday (26/3/2016). It was the fifth win for Coulee, the first foal of the stakes winner Cherry Creek.

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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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