Judge Info - Randal Harris

Showdog.com Judge Since Monday, August 31, 2015
Retirement Announced 5/31/2018

Shows a slight bias toward dogs over bitches. Actually prefers to see the owner of the dog handling 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 Randal Harris looks for.

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

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.  Randal Harris has been known to prefer the following handlers.

Rank Exhibitor
1 Ben Marro
2 Maret Gentile
3 Rachero Fergus
4 Huntert Dawe
5 Bre Strayhorn
6 Listy Cousar
7 Terri Farnum
8 Tod Brubaker
9 Bradie DiNapoli
10 Jos Harter
11 Hen Kilburn
12 Ron Boening
13 Erik Mitchell
14 Cliff Irwin
15 Parker Hart
16 Keven Dowdle
17 Joey Finch
18 Holly Pollok
19 Emily Nguyen
20 Art Toles
21 Ros Richart
22 Eric Pennington
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
December 2021 Pekingese Nationals 12/22/2021
Airedale Canada December 2021 12/12/2021
TNT 227th All Breed Show 11/24/2021 Tribern Mark My Word
When Irish Eyes Are Smiling 140 10/28/2021 Tribern Mark My Word
Corgo 259 9/1/2021
August 2021 Smooth Fox Terrier Nationals 8/6/2021
Summer Fun Cocker Spaniel Specialty 7/12/2021
June 2021 Italian Greyhound Nationals 6/14/2021
June 2021 Papillon Nationals 6/11/2021
June 2021 Irish Terrier Nationals 6/1/2021


Did you know?
Additional points may be awarded to the Best of Winners, or a class dog that goes Best of Breed or Best of Opposite Sex, again depending on the number of dogs competing