Doncaster Premier Sale – COVID-19 Protocols & Accommodation

The Goffs UK Premier Yearling Sale at Doncaster (1 – 2 September) is just two weeks away and the COVID-19 protocols for the sale have been published.

If you wish to attend the Premier Sale, you must read the protocols and ensure they are followed at all times without exception. All attendees must also complete the online COVID-19 medical questionnaire prior to entering the Doncaster Sales Complex. 

Live online bidding will be available through and registrations will open on Tuesday 25 August.

The hotels in Doncaster will be open in the usual way with the exception of the Lads Hostel at Doncaster Racecourse which has not yet reopened. However, please note that not all of these hotels will be offering food. Goffs have a preferential rate at some of these and this can be arranged by contacting Pam Paxton via or directly as below:

  • The Crown at Bawtry: 01302 710341
  • The Earl of Doncaster: 01302 361371
  • The Mount Pleasant: 01302 868696
  • Owston Hall: 01302 722800
  • Premier Inn – these must be booked through the Premier Inn website
    • Doncaster Central East is the closest Premier Inn to the Sales Complex.
    • Premier Inn Doncaster Lakeside is within walking distance.
  • The Hilton at Doncaster Racecourse: 01302 986888. Please be aware that this is almost fully booked for this sale.

Goffs UK especially draws your attention to:

  • Entry to the Sales Complex will be strictly limited.
  • Entry to the Sales Complex will only be granted to those that have pre-registered and received confirmation from Goffs UK.
  • Face masks must be worn at all times at the Goffs UK Sales Complex, both indoors and outdoors.
  • Goffs UK will refuse entry to anyone that is not registered and/or shows any symptoms of COVID-19 including an elevated temperature.
  • Goffs UK will refuse entry to anyone who does not or refuses to abide by the Sale Protocols in full.
  • All attendees must bring and use their own PPE (this includes instructing all staff accordingly).
  • Goffs UK will not have any cash on site. All payments (including catering) must be made by card whilst Grooms Fees, Inward Buyer Subsidies etc. will all be paid electronically.

Please do not hesitate to contact any member of the Goffs UK team if you require any further information and we look forward to seeing you in Doncaster for the Premier Sale on 1st and 2nd September 2020.