Rule 120 – Starting Traps – use of, specification, spare, examination of

Greyhounds taking part in Handslipped Trials as defined in Rule 44 may at the discretion of the Racing Manager be handslipped and not released from a Starting Trap. Otherwise, every Greyhound in a Trial, Schooling Trial or Race shall start from a Starting Trap or compartment thereof, of a pattern approved by the GBGB, and sufficient replacement Starting Traps to cover breakdowns may be provided by each Racecourse Executive. A Local Steward shall examine all Starting Trap(s) to be used in a Meeting immediately prior to such Meeting.