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Grundy is a town in Buchanan County, Virginia, United States, an area of the Appalachian Mountains. The population was 875 at the 2020 census.  It is the county seat of Buchanan County.  The town has two higher educational institutions Appalachian School of Law and Appalachian College of Pharmacy .
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- Racing career
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- Stud career
Grundy was a British Thoroughbred racehorse. In a racing career which lasted from July 1974 until August 1975, he ran eleven times and won eight races. He was the leading British two-year-old of 1974 when his wins included the Champagne Stakes and the Dewhurst Stakes. In 1975 he was narrowly beaten in the 2000 Guineas but went on to win the Irish 2...
Grundy was a chestnut horse with a white blaze and flaxen mane and tail. bred by Overbury Stud near Tewkesbury, in Gloucestershire, England. He was a son of Great Nephew who also sired Epsom Derby winner Shergar and the Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame filly, Carotene. His dam, Word From Lundy, was a daughter of the French runner Worden, whose wi...
Grundy made his first racecourse appearance at Ascot in July 1974. He won the Granville Stakes over six furlongs, defeating his stable companion No Alimony, who went on to win the Craven Stakes and the Predominate Stakes in 1975. In August he won the Sirenia Stakes over the same
Grundy's preparation for the British Classic Races was interrupted in March by a training accident at Seven Barrows when he was kicked in the face by another three-year-old colt, Corby. He made his three-year-old debut in the Greenham Stakes at Newbury in April. Running on very h
In 1974, Grundy was given a rating of 134 by Timeform, making him the top-rated two-year-old in Europe. He was also the top-rated juvenile in the Free Handicap. In 1975, Grundy was Timeform's highest rated horse with a rating of 137. Grundy's 1975 rating was the sixth-highest rating ever given to a British three-year-old colt up to that time, behin...
Until 1984, Grundy stood at the British National Stud. A moderately successful stallion, Grundy's Group One winners include the 1980 Epsom Oaks winner, Bireme, the 1981 Gran Premio d'Italia winner, Kirtling, and the 1983 Ascot Gold Cup victor, Little Wolf. In November 1983, Grundy was sold for £1,600,000 and exported to stand in Japan where he died...
Grundy är en kommun ( town) i den amerikanska delstaten Virginia med en yta av 8 km² och en folkmängd som uppgår till 1 021 invånare (2010). Grundy är administrativ huvudort i Buchanan County. [ 1] Orten grundades 1858 och fick sitt namn efter Felix Grundy som hade varit USA:s justitieminister 1838–1839. [ 2]
- The Today incident
William Grundy was an English journalist and broadcaster, best known for his work as anchor of Today, a regional magazine programme on Thames Television in London. In the latter role, Grundy gained national attention for his interview with the Sex Pistols in 1976, during which he contemptuously encouraged a barrage of profanity while supposedly int...
The son of a Foreman at Gorton Locomotive Works, Grundy was born in Manchester in 1923 and educated at the University of Manchester, where he read geology. He began his career as a geologist and as a part-time journalist. When Granada Television began broadcasting in May 1956, Grundy auditioned for the post of newsreader, which at first he held in ...
Queen were booked for the Today show of 1 December 1976, but they cancelled their appearance at the last minute due to vocalist Freddie Mercury needing emergency dental surgery. They were replaced by the Sex Pistols, the punk band, appearing at short notice accompanied by their entourage. The show was broadcast live and uncensored on weekdays in th...
The broadcast harmed Grundy's television career. By 1979, he was presenting a book review programme, A Better Read, broadcast not in the early evening like Today, but on Sunday mornings.
- Today interview with the Sex Pistols
Reginald Roy Grundy was born on 4 August 1923 in Sydney, New South Wales, to Roy Grundy and Lillian Lees.   Grundy served in the Australian Army during World War II as a Sergeant stationed in Sydney in the 1 Motor Division Signals. He enlisted in December 1941 and was discharged in August 1946.  Career [ edit]