Dick McCormick and Charles Haughey in conversation

In 1974, Charles J Haughey decided to sell a home-bred yearling filly against solid professional advice he should keep her. He should have listened. Over time, Balidaress was to develop into one of the most lucrative and influential broodmares of the 20th century. What if Haughey had changed his mind and kept her?

Colm Greaves investigates in this Irish Examiner Article.