Judge Info - Jonathon Magee

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Retirement Announced 1/31/2015

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Very political judge, likes to see certain handlers on dogs. 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 Jonathon Magee looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Low
Gait Normal
Top Neck and Back High
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.  Jonathon Magee has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jony Bewely
2 Alles Vickers
3 Coby Rodriguez
4 Den Towler
5 Nathia Barks
6 Herb Bowe
7 Greg Alexander
8 Flozell Tucker
9 Caryn Brumit
10 Ster Stockyard
11 Riely Whalen
12 Matt Moore
13 Nany Painter
14 June Dixon
15 Jennifer Oneil
16 Jamiel Leavens
17 Edna Dixon
18 Bill Meyer
19 Peren Troy
20 Jay McHaney
21 Jessa McKinnley
22 John Rome
23 Beah McEwen
24 Katy Murrell
25 Norma Young

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
Toy Poodle Parade 107 10/17/2018
KDH All Breed 2 10/14/2018 ESAN Lions Sword
Collie October 7-12th Special 10/12/2018
whippet show 5 9/17/2018
Fall Fest 16 9/16/2018
September 2018 Bloodhound Nationals 9/2/2018
CKCS Hello Summer G 6/1/2018
Last Shot at the Cup III 5/30/2018
May 1st WFT Show 5/1/2018
Scottish Jig 5 4/18/2018


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.