Judge Info - Blake Hugh

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, June 3, 2005
Retirement Announced 9/30/2011

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias.


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 Blake Hugh looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Peren Troy
2 Bill Meyer
3 Justin Moyer
4 Pamelan Treadwell
5 Dert Priebe
6 Jamiel Leavens
7 Antonio Hutchinson
8 Jennifer Oneil
9 Nany Painter
10 Julie Patton
11 Deborie Mejorado
12 Greg Alexander
13 Nathia Barks
14 Jony Bewely
15 Alles Vickers
16 Coby Rodriguez
17 Den Towler
18 Herb Bowe
19 Flozell Tucker
20 Caryn Brumit
21 Ster Stockyard
22 Joandy Classen
23 Riely Whalen
24 Kimberly Carson
25 Jene Moak

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
LC GWP SPECTACULAR 103 10/23/2022
September 2022 Vizsla Nationals 9/14/2022
GaylanStudio4 All Breed 22-07-14 7/14/2022 Russia’s Starling by Akman
Sweetbrier Summer Show 38 6/25/2022 KDH Black Forest
May 2022 P.B.G.V Nationals 5/7/2022
May 2022 Welsh Springer Spaniel Nationals 5/5/2022
April 2022 Akita Nationals 4/26/2022
Seasar IV All Breed 3 4/10/2022 KDH Snow Queen
April 2022 Pembroke Welsh Corgi Nationals 4/5/2022
Rio’s Fox Terrier Bash 4/3/2022

Did you know?
In multi-breed and all-breed shows, the winners of all breeds within the kennel club's breed Groups then compete for Group placements.