Judge Info - Edward Fincher

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, January 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 6/30/2017

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Low 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 Edward Fincher looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Very Low
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back Normal
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.  Edward Fincher has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Doug Mavroulis
2 Patrick Sayforth
3 Ellen Schroeder
4 Rusty Walter
5 Geor Board
6 Mike Schneider
7 Martha Woodson
8 Kelly LaFoy
9 Angela Fletcher
10 Sam Tacker
11 Marry Anne Bryant
12 Reberol Pattison
13 David Scott
14 Kim Coleman
15 Clan Melby
16 George Anderson
17 Joey Allen
18 Sylvia Tejeda
19 Bruce Creel
20 Alejam Zapien
21 Kate Dalton
22 Shael Parramore
23 Annee Lino
24 Chrise Elleberee
25 Jana Mezies

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
Dandy Aussie Special 33 7/26/2017
North Border 4 7/23/2017
July 2017 Mastiff Nationals 7/22/2017
Harsh Beauty 32 7/21/2017 Fingerprint Avionics
Nashville Sheltie Show 7/19/2017
Grey Ghost 78 7/16/2017
Shaylynnes July Show 7/15/2017 Fingerprint Final Flight
Party Under The Golden Bridge 45 7/12/2017 Agamede Dark Matter
Summer Festival Lab Show 7/10/2017
July 2017 Otterhound Nationals 7/8/2017


The Kennel Club (UK) system, which is also used by the Australian National Kennel Council[1] and in other countries, is considered the most difficult to earn a title under.