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i | i | : I i | i ■ I f i I I t | i v f ■ I THE BENNING WINTER COLONY. Washington. I . c. January 26. — While many ear-loads .f thoroughbreds have been shipped to Charles ton Hem Benning and the Maryland tracks, -til some of 1 h,- hading stables of the United Slate; and Canada are wintering here. Indeed, il mptoymenl of the term "colony" is justified in describing them. •There are low upward of 236 hoi-.- I Benning and the track on pleasant mornings i- alive with racers qt ail ages. Among the principal stables which bare made Benning then rendezvous arc those ol August Bel t. itr .harg. ■I trainer Louis Feustel. with thirty head: Robert I-i-ie-. Ih. millionaire brewer of Toronto, tut., in charge of trainer John Nlxoa tweatj live bead; Frank .1. Nolan, of Albany. . Y. Beverwvck Stable!, in charge of IHivkl Woodford, ten head Dr. .1. S. Tyree, of Washington, in charge of Win mm S. Oliver, twelve head ami a number of |., year-olds: John W. Burttscbell. "Buster" Davidson Mike n.ilv . ami Clarence II. Itav i,i- The Belmonl stable i- the strongest at Benning. Including 1 - id es all the hardy campaigners which either distinguished themselves or went wrong dm in- the oimmer. and hi addition a baud of Rock Hand. Fair Plaj and Hastings two-year-old? from the Xurseri stud near lexlngton which fairly may be said lo I.e the best lot in the eas| at present They ill look g I when trainer Fuestel ha- them out. but perhaps tin best in Hie Belmonl -table u the Illy Flitawav. bv Fair Play out of the dam of Field Mouse and of Fl. 1,111111 Flttterntotise This Individual is ., strapping lillv. she has aplendid Withers, and in girth and height, as well a- COT formation and deport nt. looks every lack a racing machine. Besides, in what little exercise trainer Fuestel Im- Indulged tier with, -he ha- 1 n lightin- for her bond.