Judge Info - Saul Martinez

Showdog.com Judge Since Sunday, February 28, 2010
Retirement Announced 10/31/2010

Shows a slight bias toward bitches over dogs. Has a tendency to use dogs handled by certain handlers but isn't overt in it. Moderate 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 Saul Martinez looks for.

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

Rank Exhibitor
1 Justin Moyer
2 Pamelan Treadwell
3 Dert Priebe
4 Antonio Hutchinson
5 Peren Troy
6 Julie Patton
7 Bill Meyer
8 Deborie Mejorado
9 Jamiel Leavens
10 Jennifer Oneil
11 Nany Painter
12 Joandy Classen
13 Greg Alexander
14 Kimberly Carson
15 Nathia Barks
16 Jene Moak
17 Jony Bewely
18 Alles Vickers
19 Coby Rodriguez
20 Den Towler
21 Herb Bowe
22 Flozell Tucker
23 Stephanie Scott
24 Chuck Donaldson
25 Caryn Brumit

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
Southern Cross 14 4/5/2024 BarStar Not My Fault
Briarstone Bash2 3/6/2024 Aran New Moon
AE CC 76 3/4/2024
Masquerade All Breed 4 1/24/2024 Aran New Moon
Vintage Show 57 1/21/2024 Aran Starfire
December 2023 Whippet Nationals 12/26/2023
November 2023 Swedish Vallhund Nationals 11/25/2023
November 2023 Flat-Coated Retriever Nationals 11/25/2023
November 2023 Beauceron Nationals 11/18/2023
October 2023 Chinese Crested Dog Nationals 10/25/2023

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.