Judge Info - Colin Lacy

Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, November 30, 2007
Retirement Announced 2/28/2010

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. 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 Colin Lacy looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Cliff Irwin
2 Keven Dowdle
3 Erik Mitchell
4 Hen Kilburn
5 Bradie DiNapoli
6 Terri Farnum
7 Listy Cousar
8 Huntert Dawe
9 Aly Dimaggio
10 Chuck Donaldson
11 Stephanie Scott
12 Ben Marro
13 Jene Moak
14 Kimberly Carson
15 Maret Gentile
16 Joandy Classen
17 Rachero Fergus
18 Bre Strayhorn
19 Tod Brubaker
20 Jos Harter
21 Ron Boening
22 Deborie Mejorado
23 Parker Hart
24 Julie Patton
25 Joey Finch

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
WP Labrador Retriever Classic 2/25/2024
Head Honcho Career Celebration and Retirement Show 2/8/2024
November 2023 Silky Terrier Nationals 11/19/2023
Lake Itasca 56 11/4/2023
AE CC 40 8/14/2023
TRST all breed 31 8/7/2023 Detroit’s Seoul of Greyfriar
Neos8 7/26/2023
July 2023 Collie Nationals 7/7/2023
June 2023 Kuvasz Nationals 6/22/2023
Frenchie blast 3 6/20/2023


Did you know?
Additional points may be awarded to the Best of Winners, or a class dog that goes Best of Breed or Best of Opposite Sex, again depending on the number of dogs competing