In memoriam: Game Plan
52 Black-Type Performers and Counting
By five-time champion sire Danzig, Game Plan has sired 25 stakes winners and 27 stakes horses to date, including 8 graded stakes performers led by Grade-1 winner MISTICAL PLAN.
Game Plan’s offspring have so far bankrolled more than $13.5 million in earnings. His sire statistics boast over 240 winners and average earnings per starter of more than $41,000. Top runners are multiple graded stakes winners MISTCAL PLAN ($816,790), current multiple Grade-2 stakes winner ASHLEYLUVSSUGAR ($727,504), followed by Grade-3 stakes winner CELTIC DREAMIN ($600,543) and stakes winners and multiple graded stakes placed MELANIEHASTHEPAPERS ($311,152) and LADY GAMER ($292,115).
Excellence runs deep in Game Plan’s immediate family since he is a full brother to Grade-1 winner and sire Strolling Along. He is also the half brother of Grade-2 winner and graded stakes producer Cat Cay, and of multiple graded stakes placed sire Lion Hearted.
Update: Game Plan was humanely put to sleep at E.A. Ranches after he was found recumbent in his pasture on the morning of January 7, 2015. He was 22 years old.