Judge Info - Maximo Jean

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 11/30/2009

Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. 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 Maximo Jean looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jos Harter
2 Ron Boening
3 Tod Brubaker
4 Parker Hart
5 Joey Finch
6 Bre Strayhorn
7 Holly Pollok
8 Rachero Fergus
9 Emily Nguyen
10 Maret Gentile
11 Art Toles
12 Ben Marro
13 Ros Richart
14 Eric Pennington
15 Huntert Dawe
16 Listy Cousar
17 Terri Farnum
18 Bradie DiNapoli
19 Hen Kilburn
20 Erik Mitchell
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
Nefarious 31 8/4/2019
PointyHead 297 6/28/2019
April 2019 Swedish Vallhund Nationals 4/25/2019
April 2019 Bearded Collie Nationals 4/20/2019
Puddle Jumpers 2 3/26/2019
March 2019 Harrier Nationals 3/24/2019
SatinSilk 98 3/16/2019 Amoroso Moments Like This
March 2019 Irish Setter Nationals 3/14/2019
March 2019 Bernese Mountain Dog Nationals 3/5/2019
Any Dream Will Do 13 2/27/2019 HWK Arctic Garden


Did you know?
The second obedience title is a CDX, or "Companion Dog Excellent", which is earned through competition in the Open obedience class.