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
September 2017 G.B.G.V. Nationals 9/21/2017
September 2017 Samoyed Nationals 9/20/2017
Kerry Kollection 12 9/19/2017
Merry And Bright 11 9/18/2017 Seiriol Time Out
September Great Dane 05 9/17/2017
Lets Be Random 57 9/16/2017 Seiriol Time Out
September 2017 German Shepherd Dog Nationals 9/15/2017
September 2017 Irish Setter Nationals 9/14/2017
September 2017 Labrador Retriever Nationals 9/13/2017
Houston ES Show 9/12/2017


Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.