Judge Info - Carol Bateman

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008

Not very political. Relatively high level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Carol Bateman looks for.

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

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.  Carol Bateman has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 George Anderson
2 Clan Melby
3 Kim Coleman
4 Alejam Zapien
5 Kate Dalton
6 Annee Lino
7 Chrise Elleberee
8 Aarthom Rapier
9 Stephew Deering
10 All Mederos
11 George Cruce
12 Roby Hawks
13 Kelly LaFoy
14 John Urick
15 Rusty Walter
16 Ellen Schroeder
17 Logan Ray
18 Patrick Sayforth
19 Kristen Schindewolf
20 Emma Moss
21 Doug Mavroulis
22 Geor Board
23 Mike Schneider
24 Martha Woodson
25 Angela Fletcher

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
9/1 IG Specialty 8/1/2019
SPIRIT By Beyoncé For Keeshonds 7/19/2019
Get Down To The Show 7/13/2019 BarStar Better Off Alone SSH
Corgo 35 7/11/2019
June 2019 Finnish Spitz Nationals 6/23/2019
GaylanStudio 2019-06-13 All Breed Show 6/13/2019 Whisper Pine Joyful Music
Inspiration First 5/23/2019
May 2019 Alaskan Malamute Nationals 5/1/2019
April 2019 Scottish Deerhound Nationals 4/16/2019
For The Love Of Pumis 19 3/7/2019


Did you know?
Since its centenary year in 1991, Crufts has officially been recognised as the world's largest and most prestigious dog show by the Guinness Book of Records, with a total of 22,973 dogs being exhibited that year.