Judge Info - Blake Hugh

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, June 03, 2005
Retirement Announced 9/30/2011

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.

Traits

Each judge on ShowDog.Com gives a different amount of weight to each trait of the dogs that they judge in each show.  Below is a table of which traits Blake Hugh looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Low
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Very Low
Coat Very High
Size/Height Low
Feet High

Favorite Handlers

Each judge has a preference for certain handlers.  These preferences may be based on past experiences, showing style, or just plain old dirty politics.  This preference is completely separate from the quality of the exhibitor, which DOES come into play in the show ring.  Blake Hugh has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Peren Troy
2 Bill Meyer
3 Justin Moyer
4 Pamelan Treadwell
5 Dert Priebe
6 Jamiel Leavens
7 Antonio Hutchinson
8 Jennifer Oneil
9 Nany Painter
10 Julie Patton
11 Deborie Mejorado
12 Greg Alexander
13 Nathia Barks
14 Jony Bewely
15 Alles Vickers
16 Coby Rodriguez
17 Den Towler
18 Herb Bowe
19 Flozell Tucker
20 Caryn Brumit
21 Ster Stockyard
22 Joandy Classen
23 Riely Whalen
24 Kimberly Carson
25 Jene Moak

Only the top 25 are listed for the sake of brevity.

Recent Judged Shows

Below is a list of the shows recently judged by this judge. 

Show Date Best in Show
KDH All Breed 83 9/4/2019 KDH Frosty Paws
August 2019 Saint Bernard Nationals 8/26/2019
August 2019 Borzoi Nationals 8/26/2019
Halcyon Borzoi 55 8/21/2019
August 2019 German Wirehaired Pointer Nationals 8/21/2019
HuntersHill 176 7/28/2019 KDH Jack Frost
Highland Games 102 7/19/2019 KDH Jack Frost
Tamiami Westie 5 6/2/2019
Breacan Spring Show 5 6/2/2019 KDH Ice Cream
Strikers May 22nd All Breed Show 5/22/2019 KDH Street Jammer


Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.