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Golden Receiver surpassed $1 million in career earnings as he wired the field in the $180,000 Graduate final for harness racing pacers at the Meadowlands tonight Saturday the 12th of May. Driven by Brian Sears, Golden Receiver rolled to a three-length tally over Bettor Sweet in 1:48.2. Foiled Again was third.

"With that caliber of horses, I definitely wanted to cross over before the turn because he has that kind of speed," Sears said. "The way he does it every week is amazing, how sharp he is. He does all the work; he's never looking for a trip. All the credit goes to Mark and the caretakers of the horse.

"I did get a couple of quarters there and I knew I was going to have to push off from there. We just hit the gas and tried to outlast them. He's sharp as ever, that's for sure.

Golden Receiver [$7.20] also captured the Presidential final in January. He is on his way to a peak season with nine wins in 11 starts thus far in 2012. Mark Harder trains the 7-year-old Village Jove gelding for Stable 45, Richard Taylor, Stephen Springer and Nina Simmonds.

"I think Brian's trained him to do that [come off the gate like that]," Harder said. "He's obviously blossomed this year. He is better than ever."