Judge Info - Murray Ingersoll

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, November 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 1/31/2009

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 Murray Ingersoll looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter Normal
Hindquarter Very High
Gait Very Low
Top Neck and Back High
Coat Low
Size/Height High
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.  Murray Ingersoll 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 Maret Gentile
15 Kimberly Carson
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
BRKs Dobe-a-Thon I 3/19/2019
March 2019 Glen of Imaal Terrier Nationals 3/10/2019
February 2019 Cardigan Welsh Corgi Nationals 2/15/2019
February 2019 Toy Poodle Nationals 2/9/2019
Amy’s Top Dog 2 1/25/2019
Gymea 205 1/11/2019
December Whippet 18 12/27/2018
Alchemy 77 12/20/2018 Equity*s Song No. 3
November 2018 Saint Bernard Nationals 11/26/2018
Shadowrun November 21st All Breed Show 11/21/2018 GLXYs Knight and Day


Did you know?
The first obedience title is a CD, or "Companion Dog", which is earned through competition in the Novice obedience class.