Stanners accepts new role at Yorton Farm

THE news of George Stanners’ appointment as bloodstock manager at Yorton Farm from January 1st has been greeted with a mixture of pride and sadness at Goffs.

Stanners joined Goffs UK, then DBS, straight from school 17 years ago and evolved into a key member of the team and auctioneer. He will continue as an auctioneer at most Goffs sales in Kildare and Doncaster.

Goffs UK will continue to conduct all sales held at Yorton.

Goffs CEO Henry Beeby said: “We are obviously sad that George will be leaving us at the end of the year as he is such a popular, effective and integral part of our team. That said we are proud that ‘our man’ is joining the vibrant set up at Yorton and wish him the very best of luck.

“We are delighted that George will remain solely available to us as an auctioneer as he has developed into one of the best in the business whilst we are also very happy that our superb relationship with Yorton will continue as Goffs UK will remain the exclusive auctioneers for any future Yorton Sales.”

Dave Futter of Yorton added: “George’s appointment is one of the most exciting developments in the history of Yorton. He is widely respected by the bloodstock community, he has a wealth of knowledge and marvellous contacts across all sectors of the industry.

“We would also like to thank Goffs UK and are very grateful for their support which we have received over the last three years and we are very much looking forward to growing our relationship further in the future.”