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
Korthals 72 10/27/2018
ACS October 30th Specialty 10/16/2018
Halcyon Bearded Collie 10/9/2018
Glenfield 87 9/20/2018
September 2018 Boston Terrier Nationals 9/4/2018
WFT August 15th Secialty 8/15/2018
Strikers July 12th All Breed Show 7/12/2018 GLXYs Night Dance
Gymea 128 6/1/2018
1st Of June Collie Show 6/1/2018
IGs On Parade In May 5/22/2018


Did you know?
The sit for exam is a modified version of the Stand for Exam. It is generally used in novice level classes and requires the handler to order the dog to sit and then to move away from the dog the length of the leash. The judge will then approach the dog and pet the dog's head.