Rule 132 – Starting Trap or hare failure

If a Starting Trap fails to open, the hare shall be stopped as quickly and as safely as practicable and, if possible, out of sight of the Greyhounds. After any hare or Starting Trap failure, if the hare is to be moved, the Greyhounds shall be taken back to the Racing Paddock or other approved designated area under the surveillance of the Veterinary Surgeon or Local Official while necessary adjustments and tests are carried out.