Judge Info - Steven Bolton
Showdog.com Judge Since Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Retirement Announced 3/31/2013
Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not very political. Relatively high level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.
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 Steven Bolton looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Normal|
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. Steven Bolton has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|November 2018 Basset Hound Nationals||11/12/2018|
|Halcyon Cavalier 42||11/3/2018|
|October 2018 Kuvasz Nationals||10/22/2018|
|October 2018 Collie Nationals||10/7/2018|
|September 2018 Irish Wolfhound Nationals||9/7/2018|
|Opportune Moment 61||8/3/2018||GLXYs Spark In The Dark|
|Fourth of July Kooikers||7/4/2018|