Jeff and Sallie Smith of Greer, S.C., lost their beloved Amateur Owned & Trained champion, The Lineman on Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010 due to complications with colic. The Lineman has had a very successful career in 2010 that includes wins at the Lexington County Rotary, South Carolina Championships as well as the North Carolina Championships. In 2009, previous trainer, Chad Williams directed The Lineman to a world championship in the Four-Year-Old Gelding class. In 2008, previous owner, Spud Warr rode The Lineman to a reserve world championship in Owner-Amateur Three-Year-Old Mare & Gelding class. He has a total of 16 career wins at only the young age of five.