Judge Info - Carol Bateman

Showdog.com Judge Since Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008

Not very political. Relatively high 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 Carol Bateman looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 George Anderson
2 Clan Melby
3 Kim Coleman
4 Alejam Zapien
5 Kate Dalton
6 Annee Lino
7 Chrise Elleberee
8 Aarthom Rapier
9 Stephew Deering
10 All Mederos
11 George Cruce
12 Roby Hawks
13 Kelly LaFoy
14 John Urick
15 Rusty Walter
16 Ellen Schroeder
17 Logan Ray
18 Patrick Sayforth
19 Kristen Schindewolf
20 Emma Moss
21 Doug Mavroulis
22 Geor Board
23 Mike Schneider
24 Martha Woodson
25 Angela Fletcher

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
ST June 12th 6/12/2021
April 2021 Gordon Setter Nationals 4/21/2021
March 2021 Silky Terrier Nationals 3/19/2021
KDH All Breed 270 3/1/2021 Firestart Without Prejudice
February 2021 English Toy Spaniel Nationals 2/24/2021
Clwyds Feb 22 All Breed Show 2/22/2021 Dukes Sundew
Brussels Thang 2B 2/2/2021
Residential Affenpinscher 14 12/29/2020
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 41 12/23/2020 CafeLatte Creme de la Creme
Senkrah hits 60 11/6/2020 Senkrah Princess royal


Did you know?
The first obedience title is a CD, or "Companion Dog", which is earned through competition in the Novice obedience class.