Judge Info - Gregory Phillips

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, July 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 10/31/2015

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Doesn't like using the same breeds that win every other show for BIS. Not very political. Moderate 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 Gregory Phillips looks for.

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

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.  Gregory Phillips has been known to prefer the following handlers.

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

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
July 2019 Belgian Sheepdog Nationals 7/3/2019
June 2019 Akita Nationals 6/26/2019
June 2019 American Cocker Spaniel Nationals 6/21/2019
Krieghund Spring Show 23 5/22/2019 Ranchstar Lucky Boy
May 2019 Irish Wolfhound Nationals 5/7/2019
Mystic Dreams All Breed Show 3 4/20/2019 Europa Good Vibes
German Spitz Club 43 4/18/2019
Willows Whippet Show 16 4/11/2019
CMD Show Off 4 4/8/2019
April 2019 Boston Terrier Nationals 4/4/2019


Did you know?
The figure 8 exercise requires the team to heel in a figure 8 pattern either on or off leash. Generally two of the ring stewards will assist the judge with this exercise by acting as "posts", standing 8 feet apart, that the team walks around to form the loops of the figure 8.