Judge Info - Martin Lee

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, February 29, 2016
Retirement Announced 4/30/2018

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. Relatively high 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 Martin Lee looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Rachero Fergus
2 Bre Strayhorn
3 Maret Gentile
4 Ben Marro
5 Tod Brubaker
6 Jos Harter
7 Ron Boening
8 Huntert Dawe
9 Listy Cousar
10 Parker Hart
11 Joey Finch
12 Terri Farnum
13 Holly Pollok
14 Bradie DiNapoli
15 Emily Nguyen
16 Art Toles
17 Hen Kilburn
18 Erik Mitchell
19 Ros Richart
20 Eric Pennington
21 Cliff Irwin
22 Keven Dowdle
23 Aly Dimaggio
24 Chuck Donaldson
25 Stephanie Scott

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
Berry Best MTs 9/2/2018
Norwegian Buhund Club Show 7/17 7/17/2018
AirMid 55 6/10/2018
In Memory of Jessie All Breed 8 5/28/2018 KDH 100 Proof
May 2018 Belgian Laekenois Nationals 5/27/2018
May 2018 Saint Bernard Nationals 5/26/2018
Rivertown Crawdad Fest All Breed 8 5/25/2018 KDH Blue Bayou
May 2018 Harrier Nationals 5/24/2018
May 2018 American Foxhound Nationals 5/23/2018
May 2018 Kuvasz Nationals 5/22/2018


Did you know?
Judges are generally certified to judge one or several breeds, usually in the same group, but a few "all-breed" judges have the training and experience to judge large numbers of breeds.