The day called for gray and overcast and it was gray everywhere as Creator closed with a rush and caught Destin at the wire to win the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes 2016, Lani, another gray was third. Also on the card, Frosted ran the fastest Met mile in history. Frosted, the famed gray, was American Pharoah's archrival and his Belmont runner-up in last year's crowning Belmont.
Highest Paid Jockeys in History: #4 Next on the list of the highest-earning jockeys in horse racing history is Boston’s Chris McCarron, who hauled in an incredible $264 million before retiring in 2002. A year after retiring, McCarron worked as a technical advisor and actor in the film, Seabiscuit.