Judge Info - Randal Harris

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, August 31, 2015

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling 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 Randal Harris looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter Very High
Hindquarter Very High
Gait High
Top Neck and Back Normal
Coat High
Size/Height Normal
Feet Normal

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.  Randal Harris has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Ben Marro
2 Maret Gentile
3 Rachero Fergus
4 Huntert Dawe
5 Bre Strayhorn
6 Listy Cousar
7 Terri Farnum
8 Tod Brubaker
9 Bradie DiNapoli
10 Jos Harter
11 Hen Kilburn
12 Ron Boening
13 Erik Mitchell
14 Cliff Irwin
15 Parker Hart
16 Keven Dowdle
17 Joey Finch
18 Holly Pollok
19 Emily Nguyen
20 Art Toles
21 Ros Richart
22 Eric Pennington
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
Happy Days Sheltie Show 7/22/2017
VI Balla 7/21/2017
Fun in the Sun 4 7/20/2017 Seiriol Time Out
July 2017 Puli Nationals 7/19/2017
Gannon*s Gala 2 7/18/2017 Seiriol Time Out
HuntersHill 21 7/17/2017 Seiriol Time Out
Hang Fire 45 7/16/2017
July 2017 Dalmatian Nationals 7/15/2017
Tiddeli-Pom July 13th 7/13/2017
July 2017 Great Pyrenees Nationals 7/12/2017


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