Judge Info - Mark Sayers

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, June 08, 2003
Retirement Announced 5/31/2008

Not very political. 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 Mark Sayers looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Chrica Donnellan
2 Janis Coakley
3 Mick Sherrer
4 Claire McAllister
5 Giulice Lipton
6 Nicole Hunger
7 Pamarba Lhoam
8 Scott Ramsey
9 Sana Rasnick
10 Billip Soltero
11 Caraces Rowen
12 Yvette Glover
13 Mandy Parcus
14 Thom Kogut
15 Joe Kensing
16 Roxanne Leatherwood
17 Chri Faison
18 Jana Mezies
19 Evan Kown
20 Nata Deming
21 Shael Parramore
22 Abby Stewart
23 Bruce Creel
24 Dianne Carter
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
November 2018 Collie Nationals 11/7/2018
Icekist October 12th All Breed Show 10/12/2018 GLXYs Knight and Day
Highland Games 91 10/10/2018 GLXYs Sister Golden Hair
Bombyx Bash 97 10/7/2018
Bombyx Bash 91 10/1/2018
Circuitry Fire In The Sky All Breed 4 9/21/2018 Equity*s Cruel to You
VikingDog Late Summer Show 1 9/12/2018 GLXYs Snowbound
WFT September 1st Secialty 9/1/2018
Pharaoh Hound September 1st Specialty 9/1/2018
speedy 92 8/13/2018


Did you know?
A specialty show may be regional or national. A "Best in Show" win at a national specialty show is tremendously prestigious, indicating that the winning dog or bitch triumphed at a contest which attracted entries from the most serious fanciers of that breed in the country or continent. Some specialty shows attract international entries.