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BIG DAY FOR VIRGINIANS. THF.Y WIN FIVE OF THE SIX RACES AT BENNING COURSE. Faust, Son of Imp. No Lonqer a Maiden — Milter Rides Three Winners, but Loses on Lady Vera. Washington. T . C, March 20.— This w.ns n field iaj for the Virginia horsemen si Benning. live of Hi.- -i iuiu i - beiag trained by mnm of the old Ii.. minion. .1. E. Maddena Faust, Hie Brat son ol the old lime favorite Imp. got oal r the maiden raaks sad was the one t « keep the Virginian- tram . . ..ring :l rlf:ill sheet. Tin favorites ii.nl :i bard row to hoe, only one decided ill.. in- winning, though in the closing race I Ik- down was backed Into equal favoritism with Ormondes Bight. The clown was m f the i..-! backed horses ol tin- day and bowed thai In- is a ,M ii bone iusi mm by the way lit- dia posed of Ora h-s Right and Arlata. His victory gave Miller Mi* third winner for the day. Miller, however, was defeated n tin- abortes! priced borne that wenl in the post, Lad] Vera, in the third race. Sin- seemed to so far outclass the otbera that 1 to •"• appeared legitimate, bat Work niaid enthrone and ontran the fast daughter of ootstbot-pe .mil won eaatl] in 1 15, the fastest time «ii ili - Meeting. Ladj Vera could never gel to the front and null badly, losing second place to ill. I Colony. Workmald i um-il and trained bj General W. T. Townes, who waa Consul General I.. Rio Jaaerio during one of Clevelands admlnistra lions. He baa uitelj established n stnd at Cnlpeper, V:i.. ami has been training a small racing stable for amusement, lie had WorkamaM very lit ami she will lie hard to beat here in the future under light weight. ii wns like an Angus! day, tin- thermometer regis terkag •»:, al tin- track. The attendance was again ftrst-daas and was augmented considerably b] new ■rrlvals from New 1ork, who are here to nee the running of tin- Dinner Stakes tomorrow. Tin largest rrowd eve* si.«n -it tin- Bennlng track is expected for tomorrow . With two hnportanl stakes in tomorrows are gram, tin- card is tin- i«-si offered this week and the names ..t ParkviUe, Panlqne, Akbar; Woodcraft. Ben Cole. Black Domino; Workman, Anna Sniih. faippewa; Commodore Pontaine, Bound Brook, Noi tnviile: Horace i:.. Lord Boanerges, Malacca; Accumulate. Marster and Sally K. in eatrj li-i-.. • nth i- i guarantee excellent racing.