Judge Info - Mary Marshall

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, November 30, 2017
Retirement Announced 12/31/2017

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate level of breed bias. Thinks a dog needs to earn its championship before it should even be considered for best of breed.

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 Mary Marshall looks for.

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

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.  Mary Marshall has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Jay McHaney
2 Jessa McKinnley
3 John Rome
4 Beah McEwen
5 Katy Murrell
6 Edna Dixon
7 Norma Young
8 Dan Adams
9 June Dixon
10 Jeff Wehlan
11 Matt Moore
12 Willie Cundiff
13 Bob Coke
14 Debbie Merrill
15 Riely Whalen
16 Ster Stockyard
17 Jean Infante
18 Caryn Brumit
19 Flozell Tucker
20 Herb Bowe
21 Ster Coaxum
22 Kennis Greiner
23 Den Towler
24 Marc Buchhelt
25 Coby Rodriguez

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
July 2020 Belgian Sheepdog Nationals 7/3/2020
June 2020 Portuguese Water Dog Nationals 6/20/2020
Russells Top Dogs 5/30/2020 KDH Black Lightning
Stuck at Home 5/26/2020
May 2020 Siberian Husky Nationals 5/16/2020
SOCIAL DISTANCING SIESTA 5/6/2020 KDH Black Lightning
GaylanStudio8 2020-04-28 All Breed Show 4/28/2020 KDH Black Lightning
April 2020 Black and Tan Coonhound Nationals 4/24/2020
April 2020 Golden Retriever Nationals 4/17/2020
DM Night Party 4 4/4/2020 ShinRa Burned at Both Ends


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.