Judge Info - Colin Lacy

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, November 30, 2007
Retirement Announced 2/28/2010

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. 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 Colin Lacy looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter Very High
Hindquarter Very Low
Gait Very Low
Top Neck and Back High
Coat High
Size/Height Very High
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.  Colin Lacy has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Cliff Irwin
2 Keven Dowdle
3 Erik Mitchell
4 Hen Kilburn
5 Bradie DiNapoli
6 Terri Farnum
7 Listy Cousar
8 Huntert Dawe
9 Aly Dimaggio
10 Chuck Donaldson
11 Stephanie Scott
12 Ben Marro
13 Jene Moak
14 Kimberly Carson
15 Maret Gentile
16 Joandy Classen
17 Rachero Fergus
18 Bre Strayhorn
19 Tod Brubaker
20 Jos Harter
21 Ron Boening
22 Deborie Mejorado
23 Parker Hart
24 Julie Patton
25 Joey Finch

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
Whip Into Shape All Breed 12/11/2018 Kingfisher Queen Elsa
Anatolian NH December II 12/2/2018
HuntersHill 126 11/25/2018
November 2018 Gordon Setter Nationals 11/21/2018
November 2018 Norwich Terrier Nationals 11/10/2018
Frijsland 61 11/5/2018 Northcrest Fly Away Birdie
ECS November 4th Specialty 11/4/2018
GaylanStudio October 7th All Breed 10/7/2018 NC Give A Little Bit
October 2018 Pembroke Welsh Corgi Nationals 10/5/2018
Tammo Take 6 9/20/2018


Did you know?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.