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|
|April 2021 Boston Terrier Nationals||4/4/2021|
|When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 93||3/30/2021||BSG Golden Crown|
|March 2021 Labrador Retriever Nationals||3/13/2021|
|February 2021 Toy Poodle Nationals||2/9/2021|
|February 2021 American Eskimo Dog Nationals||2/5/2021|
|January 2021 Pyrenean Shepherd Nationals||1/22/2021|
|December 2020 Australian Kelpie Nationals||12/4/2020|
|November 2020 Border Collie Nationals||11/20/2020|
|Grays Fall Show 15||11/8/2020||Rough Edges Why Dream|