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Beaty and He’s Puttin On The Cash were puttin’ on a show in Fentress County



By Linda Fox

JAMESTOWN, Tenn. - For 43 years Fentress County has been the site of some of the biggest one night horse shows in the Upper Cumberland, both in number of horses and crowd support. The 2003 edition of the annual Fentress County Show was no exception as approximately 298 walking and racking contenders performed for the attention of the honorable Mike Simms. Bill Daugherty, Jr., was master of ceremonies and Jo Simerly entertained at the organ.

Trainer Scott Beaty and the talented and exciting He’s Puttin On The Cash brought the 31-class event to an end as they made the Walking Stake hometown victory pass for the Fred Allred family of Jamestown, Tenn. Riding to the red ribbon was the good team of Silver’s Wild Diamond and Jerry Highsmith for Cindy Hughes. Jessie Sneed and Pusher’s Midnight Pride rounded out the third place slot.

Beaty Stables trained horses accounted for seven other blue ribbon rides. The first came as daughter Kaitlyn Beaty directed the talented Lightswitch to the Juvenile 11 and Under blue for Jacklyn Ball of Lafollette, Tenn. Next, Scott Beaty and the fancy Sweep Of Gen took the Two-Year-Old Mare title for happy and deserving owner Nathan Groce of Albany, Ky. In the always deep Show Pleasure Specialty competition Beck Oakley made a top ride aboard E.T.’s Resurrection to win the blue over 13 other entries for proud Grandad Paul Oakley of Lebanon, Tenn. Next, the perfect teaming of Janie Stokes and Big Al made it three blues in a row as they bested a good field in the Juvenile 17 and Under class. The fancy Design of 2000 and Jack McCormick topped eight other contenders to add another Spotted Saddle Horse Open title to their resume. Mrs. Holly Waites and Mike’s Easy Money delivered the talent to top 12 other competitors taking home the Ladies Amateur Specialty title. Wrapping up the Beaty Stables trained Champions was Billy Ball and Exactly Like Papa as they bested 10 other talents to ride to the Amateur Specialty winner’s circle.

Single titles were awarded to My Mr. Sanman and Ella Kline, who were primed and ready as they walked their way to the Yearling At Halter title for the C.L. Kline Farms.

Nolan Larue and Encore’s Midnight Lacy went to the Weanling winner’s circle.

Sterling Phillips directed the fancy Chris Pickel trained property The Mask to the Walking Amateur Specialty blue for Fred Randolph of Niota, Tenn.

Cute Keely Smith and Dynomite rode to first place in the Lead Line class for Zack and Keely Smith of Shelbyville, Tenn.

The Pleasure Ponies Specialty went to Princess Leia and Alison Regan.

Suzanne Bussell directed Traveler to the Fentress County Only Pleasure blue.

Andrea Fleetwood of Cookeville, Tenn., directed her home trained talent Delight’s Satin Son to the 21-entry Country Pleasure Amateur Blue.

Ruth Tudor and Master’s Jewell rode to the Plantation Pleasure title for Larry and Ruth Tudor of Ten Mile, Tenn.

Rooster Bean directed the Joyce Bean owned Pride’s Lucky Generation to the Plantation Pleasure Specialty and K.C. Hensley delivered a top performance to be named the Pleasure Horse Specialty champion aboard Sparkling Generator.

Steve Bridges and Yes Sir Boss delivered an exciting performances and were rewarded with the Two-Year-Old Stallion and Gelding win for Johnny Sapp of Pikeville, Tenn.

The 15.2 class found the hard walking Major Advisor and Don Mason making the victory pass for proud owner Robert Mitchell of Monroe, Ga.

Rina Daniel made a good ride aboard her Two-Year-Old Amateur property Master Of Rhythm taking the blue back home to Nixa, Mo.

World Wide Fame and Randy Young delivered a powerful performance to ride to the blue in the Three-Year-Old Open class for Howell and Kilgore of Sparta, Tenn., and Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Three-Year-Old Amateur competition found Chris Whittenburg making the top ride aboard Olympic Gentleman for Odell Whittenburg of Crossville, Tenn.

This concludes the highlights from the Fentress County Show. Complete results follow and may be found by visiting our web site at www.walkinghorsereport.com.

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