Tracy Boyd . © Voice, March 2007)
He was bred to be a champion, he
became a champion and he’s producing champions. He is big, gray
and handsome. His offspring are often gray, mostly big and
correct, and move like walking horses are supposed to. His name is
Lined With Cash (L.C.) and he’s arguably the finest pedigreed
stallion in the breeding business today.
Bred by Linda
Crowley and raised by Paige Edwards, Lined With Cash was foaled in
south Georgia in 1996. His sire, 1987 World Grand Champion
Coin’s Hard Cash,
is among the more influential stallions in modern breed history.
His dam, 10-time world champion Generator’s Silver Lining, is
counted among the greatest show mares of all time. His color,
which he inherited from his famous mama, makes him one of the few
gray Hard Cash studs on the market today.
philosophy of thoroughbred breeder Bull Hancock is correct – that
the family is stronger than the individual – it would be difficult
to find a breeding stallion with better credentials. Through his
second dam, Eldorado’s Star Dust, L.C. is related to a multitude
of top show horses, including WGC Silverado Spirit, WC Our
American Eagle, WC Dark Spirit’s Bay Boy and WC Flush With Spirit.
His full brother, Outlined In Silver, is also a National Futurity
Started under saddle by Larry and Gary
Edwards of Dawson, Georgia, L.C. had the size, pedigree and
natural ability that all trainers look for in a young prospect. It
became evident early on in his training that he was indeed
By late summer, the colt that
everyone had been talking about lived up to his promise and walked
away with top honors in the two-year-old stallion class at the
1998 TWHBEASM National Futurity. His performance was simply
In 1999, L.C.
repeated his success at the National Futurity with a victory in
the Three-Year-Old Stallion division. The following week, he
delivered another outstanding performance to secure the title of
Reserve Three-Year-Old World Grand Champion (behind
Jose’ Jose’) among
one of the finest fields of three-year-olds ever assembled.
successful junior campaign that saw him finish the season as
Reserve Four-Year-Old Stallion World Champion and Reserve
Four-Year-Old World Grand Champion, L.C. was offered at public
stud from Waterfall Farms in Shelbyville, Tennessee.
“L.C. was one
of the nicest young horses we ever had,” said Gary Edwards. “As
great as he was, I can honestly say that the public never got
close to seeing his best performance.”
to Lined With Cash as a breeding stallion was tremendous from the
moment he set foot in the breeding shed. He is a true walking
horse and possesses the size, pedigree and color that
discriminating mare owners look for in a potential sire.
“We’ve bred a
lot of mares to Lined With Cash and so have our customers because
we believe in him so much,” said Edwards. “We believed in his mama
too. About five of the best horses in our barn today are sired by
Waterfall Farms is proud of the many
award-winning offspring of this champion, which includes America
On Line, On The Line, A Headliner, The Goal Line, The Lion King,
Shakin’ For Cash, Shock ‘n Y’all, Outlined In Cash, I’m All Lined
Up, The Magic Line, Cashin In At Sundown, Straight Line, Greyline,
First In Line and Outlined With Silver, just to name a few.
“The thing we’ve noticed about Lined
With Cash is his ability to produce winning get in all divisions,”
said Marty Irby, Waterfall Farms’ Director of Sales and Marketing.
“He’s extremely versatile as a breeding stallion. He can produce a
high-powered performance horse such as On The Line, a world
champion park performance horse such as Straight Line, and an
honest to goodness trail pleasure champion such as The Lion King.
Just pick your division.”
Farms is also pleased to include Lined With Cash in its
$200,000.00 Breeding Incentive Program.
passing of both Coin’s Hard
Cash and Generator’s Silver Lining, Lined With Cash
is poised to fill the void these two legendary horses left behind.