Judge Info - Gary Martinez

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, February 7, 2009
Retirement Announced 3/31/2009

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Not political at all. Low 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 Gary Martinez looks for.

Trait Importance
Head Normal
Forequarter High
Hindquarter Low
Gait High
Top Neck and Back Very Low
Coat High
Size/Height High
Feet Normal

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.  Gary Martinez has been known to prefer the following handlers.

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

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
Corgo 193 5/8/2021
May 2021 Irish Wolfhound Nationals 5/7/2021
April 2021 Bulldog Nationals 4/2/2021
Seasar All Breed 203 3/28/2021 BarStar Life of the Party
AllBreeds 3/14/2021 Beercan A Tipple With Lawrence
March 2021 Lakeland Terrier Nationals 3/8/2021
Etiveglen all breed 2/20/2021 Lisra Black Scorpion
Clwyds Feb 8 All Breed Show 2/8/2021 Lisra Black Scorpion
Happy Thoughts 2/3/2021 Beercan Mature Lawrence
Global Challenge 7 2/1/2021 Lisra Black Scorpion

Did you know?
The two largest American dog shows after Westminster are the National Dog Show (which is televised on Thanksgiving Day by NBC, usually after the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade) and the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.