It's sad when times change, but for greyhound racing the cards have been on the table for decades. The sport was once booming all over the country, but as laws changed and other affordable entertainments became available to regular folk, trade dropped off a cliff. This is the story of the British greyhounds.
This odd sounding word is the term given to unlicensed greyhound racing in the UK, but being unlicensed isn't the same as being illegal - some of the stadiums where flapping occur are well established. However, it is an area more open to abuse.
Trap betting is unique to dog racing and serves as an alternative bet to betting on a specific dog. It can be easy to fall into the 'trap' of inadvertently backing a dog you didn't mean to bet on if you use it incorrectly though, so when trap betting keep in mind the tips within.