Judge Info - Grady Aristophanes
Showdog.com Judge Since Friday, June 10, 2005
Retirement Announced 12/31/2008
Not political at all. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks dogs should be compared to how good they are vs the rest of their breed rather than overall quality vs all dogs.
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 Grady Aristophanes looks for.
|Top Neck and Back||Very Low|
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. Grady Aristophanes has been known to prefer the following handlers.
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|
|TBTs February Fandango||2/4/2020||KDH Jackpot|
|Regional Specialty 24||2/2/2020|
|January 2020 Borzoi Nationals||1/26/2020|
|Caulfeilds Jan 10 All Breed Show||1/10/2020||KDH Black Jack|
|December 2019 Komondor Nationals||12/6/2019|
|October 2019 Welsh Springer Spaniel Nationals||10/5/2019|
|Draig Fall Show 8||10/5/2019||KDH Black Tide|
|October 2019 Wire Fox Terrier Nationals||10/2/2019|
|September 2019 English Springer Spaniel Nationals||9/18/2019|
|September 2019 Field Spaniel Nationals||9/16/2019|