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

Broadside for Sydney

Broadside, the Raise The Flag – Anam Cara gelding who has won two of his three starts, has been sold to clients of the Sydney stable of Gai Waterhouse. The 4yr-old gelding won over 1400m at Trentham in May and he was successful over 1600m at Otaki at his next start in July. He was trained at Levin by Geoff Haigh for Wellington breeder J H Perkins. Broadside is the second foal and first winner from Anam Cara, a Straight Strike mare.

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White Robe supreme

White Robe Lodge reigned supreme in major races at the premier Grand National meeting at Riccarton. High Forty, trained by Bran and Shane Anderton, was a cut above the opposition in the $100,000 New Zealand Grand National Steeplechase on Saturday (8/8/2015) following his win in the $40,000 Koral Steeple on the first day of the meeting. The Danzighill – Rubiette gelding was bred at WHITE ROBE by Brian and Lorraine Anderton.

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Premier meeting stars

White Robe Lodge had a great day at the premier meeting at Riccarton on Saturday (1/8/2015)with High Forty winning the $30,000 NZI Koral Steeplechase (4250m) and stable apprentice Jacob Lowry (17) winning the $100,000 group three eStar Winter Cup (1600m) on Timy Tyler and the $40,000 Giant’s Steps and Linwood Pharmacy Sprint (1200m) on Scapolo. Another stable apprentice, Courtney Barnes capped the day with a win on Cody Cat in a $25,000 rating 75 1800m race.

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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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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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