Judge Info - Murray Ingersoll

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, November 30, 2008
Retirement Announced 1/31/2009

Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Low level of breed bias.

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 Murray Ingersoll looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Cliff Irwin
2 Keven Dowdle
3 Erik Mitchell
4 Hen Kilburn
5 Bradie DiNapoli
6 Terri Farnum
7 Listy Cousar
8 Huntert Dawe
9 Aly Dimaggio
10 Chuck Donaldson
11 Stephanie Scott
12 Ben Marro
13 Jene Moak
14 Maret Gentile
15 Kimberly Carson
16 Joandy Classen
17 Rachero Fergus
18 Bre Strayhorn
19 Tod Brubaker
20 Jos Harter
21 Ron Boening
22 Deborie Mejorado
23 Parker Hart
24 Julie Patton
25 Joey Finch

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
May 2020 Chow Chow Nationals 5/10/2020
May 2020 French Bulldog Nationals 5/8/2020
Decoys All Breed 27 4/24/2020 NJM Feeling Blue
Virus Show 9 4/6/2020
Collie Garden Show 3 4/3/2020
Frenchie Specialty 10 12/29/2019
October 2019 Manchester Toy Terrier Nationals 10/23/2019
October Whippet 8 10/15/2019
European Championship 5 10/5/2019
Kiroja Mini Masters 5 9/24/2019


Did you know?
Since its centenary year in 1991, Crufts has officially been recognised as the world's largest and most prestigious dog show by the Guinness Book of Records, with a total of 22,973 dogs being exhibited that year.