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
Pomeria World 1 5/10/2018
21 Gun Salute 4/21/2018
Thunderroll Skywarn All Breed 4/13/2018 Cabal Lemon Storm
SP Dream Show 3/11/2018
AbleBaker 55 3/4/2018
Gymea 107 2/27/2018
speedy 53 2/23/2018
PointyHead 101 2/15/2018
New Year Ibizan 10 1/27/2018
Celebrating Christmas 12/25/2017


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.