Love Me Only

Love Me Only’s First Foal Wins Stakes Race In England

Love Me Only, the mare at the center of a lawsuit and trial last October, is now a stakes producer. The foal she was carrying during the 2011 auction that led to the lawsuit, a son of Sea The Stars named Storm The Stars, won a listed race at Goodwood Racecourse in England Friday. A […]

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Summer Wind: ‘Hopefully, the Industry Will Change’ After Love Me Only Trial

Jane Lyon and Summer Wind Farm released the following statement to media the week after a jury failed to reach a decision in a court case between Summer Wind and Coolmore partners, Ashford Stud, and Eaton Sales surrounding the purchase of the broodmare Love Me Only. The mare was purchased for $2.1 million at the Keeneland […]

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iStable presents the PR Special: Keeneland November Day 2

iStable brings us a second special print edition of the Paulick Report, available here and on the sales grounds at the Keeneland November Sale in Lexington, Ky. In this edition of the PR Special, Ray shares his perspective on covering the recent trial involving the disputed $2.1 million sale of Love Me Only at 2011 Keeneland November.  What […]

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Love Me Only Trial Ends With Jury Unable to Reach Decision

After more than eight hours of deliberation on Tuesday, jurors hearing the lawsuit filed by Summer Wind Farm owners Frank and Jane Lyon against Coolmore Stud partners, Ashford Stud and Eaton Sales over the disputed $2.1 million sale of Love Me Only at the 2011 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale told Fayette County Circuit Court […]

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UDPATED: Love Me Only Trial Enters Final Day

The lawsuit by Frank and Jane Lyon’s Summer Wind Farm against Coolmore Stud partners, Ashford Stud and Eaton Sales over the disputed sale of $2.1 million mare Love Me Only at the 2011 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale will go to a jury on Tuesday after more than five days of testimony and nearly 25 witnesses. The […]

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Defendants in Love Me Only Suit Claim Omission of Stallion Cover Unintentional

Testimony on day four in the lawsuit filed in Fayette County Circuit Court by the owners of Summer Wind Farm over the $2.1-million sale of Love Me Only at the 2011 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale focused primarily on the omission from the sale catalogue of an early season mating to now-pensioned Danehill Dancer. Love […]

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McDonald: Love Me Only Was ‘Ouchy,’ Not Lame

Eaton Sales owner Reiley McDonald held his ground on the witness stand Wednesday against persistent questioning on medication and breeding records in a lawsuit filed by Frank and Jane Lyon’s Summer Wind Farm over the disputed $2.1-million sale of the 3-year-old filly Love Me Only at the 2011 Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale. McDonald, along with […]

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Love Me Only Trial: Witness Alleges ‘Threatening and Bullying’

The lawsuit over the disputed sale of $2.1 million broodmare Love Me Only being heard by a jury in Fayette Country Circuit Court in Lexington, Ky., figured to come down to a battle of the expert witnesses. But in testimony on the trial’s second day on Tuesday, the battle got personal when Dr. Bryan Fraley, […]

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Lyon: Love Me Only Lawsuit Was Last Resort

Jane Lyon didn’t want to sue Eaton Sales and Coolmore Stud partners in November 2011 after being told by veterinarians the mare she’d paid $2.1 million for a week earlier was suffering from laminitis. She just wanted her money back. That’s what an attorney for Lyon told a jury in Fayette County Circuit Court in […]

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Jury Trial Begins Over Disputed Sale of $2.1 Million Mare

Did Love Me Only have laminitis when Jane Lyon bought the unraced 3-year-old half-sister to leading sire Giant’s Causeway from Eaton Sales, agent, for $2.1 million at the 2011 Keeneland November breeding stock sale? Was Love Me Only given the anti-inflammatory phenylbutazone four consecutive days while on the sale grounds to hide possible lameness? Did […]

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