Judge Info - Lacey Zachery

Showdog.com Judge Since Saturday, June 4, 2005
Retirement Announced 12/31/2007

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Not very political. 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 Lacey Zachery looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Eric Pennington
2 Ros Richart
3 Art Toles
4 Emily Nguyen
5 Holly Pollok
6 Joey Finch
7 Parker Hart
8 Ron Boening
9 Jos Harter
10 Tod Brubaker
11 Bre Strayhorn
12 Rachero Fergus
13 Maret Gentile
14 Ben Marro
15 Huntert Dawe
16 Listy Cousar
17 Terri Farnum
18 Bradie DiNapoli
19 Hen Kilburn
20 Erik Mitchell
21 Cliff Irwin
22 Keven Dowdle
23 Aly Dimaggio
24 Chuck Donaldson
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
February 2024 Shih Tzu Nationals 2/13/2024
February 2024 Otterhound Nationals 2/8/2024
December 2023 N.S.D.T.R. Nationals 12/16/2023
December 2023 Bullmastiff Nationals 12/3/2023
AE CC 58 11/14/2023
Kimoko 4 8/30/2023 Solcintra2 Jet Set Diva
Aliyah 110 8/27/2023 Solcintra Chani
GaylanStudio4 All Breed 23-08-25 8/25/2023 Solcintra2 Jet Set Diva
August 2023 Pekingese Nationals 8/22/2023
August 2023 Mastiff Nationals 8/22/2023

Did you know?
In the American Kennel Club, a dog needs 15 points to become a Champion, with each win gaining anywhere from zero to five points depending on the number of dogs competing and the area where the show is held.