Judge Info - Thomas Bartley

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, June 30, 2011
Retirement Announced 7/31/2011

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Thomas Bartley looks for.

Trait Importance
Head High
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Normal
Gait Low
Top Neck and Back Normal
Coat Low
Size/Height Normal
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.  Thomas Bartley has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Nicole Hunger
2 Giulice Lipton
3 Pamarba Lhoam
4 Janis Coakley
5 Billip Soltero
6 Mandy Parcus
7 Joe Kensing
8 Roxanne Leatherwood
9 Chri Faison
10 Jana Mezies
11 Chrica Donnellan
12 Shael Parramore
13 Mick Sherrer
14 Claire McAllister
15 Bruce Creel
16 Scott Ramsey
17 Sana Rasnick
18 Caraces Rowen
19 Yvette Glover
20 Thom Kogut
21 Sylvia Tejeda
22 Joey Allen
23 David Scott
24 Reberol Pattison
25 Evan Kown

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
Never Forget Irish Setter Specialty 9/11/2019
Sand Prairie FCR Specialty 17 8/19/2019
July 2019 Lagotto Romagnolo Nationals 7/3/2019
Glittering 128 7/2/2019
Clwyds Canada Day All Breed Show 7/1/2019 Skyhaven MLHC Rock On
SatinSilk 105 6/29/2019
June 2019 Whippet Nationals 6/26/2019
June 2019 Norwegian Buhund Nationals 6/23/2019
Clwyds May 30 All Breed Show 5/30/2019 Azalea Hill Lanister
TNT 139th All Breed Show 5/13/2019 Azalea Hill Lanister


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.