Judge Info - Sarah Smith

Showdog.com Judge Since Thursday, June 5, 2003
Retirement Announced 6/30/2008

Not very political. Moderate level of breed bias. Has a tendency to like dogs the more often they're seen.

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 Sarah Smith looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Peren Troy
2 Bill Meyer
3 Jamiel Leavens
4 Jennifer Oneil
5 Nany Painter
6 Greg Alexander
7 Justin Moyer
8 Pamelan Treadwell
9 Dert Priebe
10 Nathia Barks
11 Jony Bewely
12 Alles Vickers
13 Coby Rodriguez
14 Den Towler
15 Antonio Hutchinson
16 Herb Bowe
17 Flozell Tucker
18 Caryn Brumit
19 Julie Patton
20 Ster Stockyard
21 Deborie Mejorado
22 Riely Whalen
23 Matt Moore
24 June Dixon
25 Edna Dixon

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
TBTs 4th November Obedience Trial 11/4/2019
First Of November Collie Show 11/1/2019
October 2019 Great Dane Nationals 10/19/2019
September 2019 Glen of Imaal Terrier Nationals 9/10/2019
Lisboa 133 9/1/2019
FIND YOUR WAY BACK By Beyoncé For Shelties 8/11/2019
Whippets In August 8 8/10/2019
2019 Texas Dachshund Nationals 7/27/2019
July 2019 Mastiff Nationals 7/22/2019
July 2019 Collie Nationals 7/7/2019


Did you know?
At least two wins must be a set of three or more points ("majors"), under two different judges; at least one additional win under a third judge is also required.