04/30/2007 11:00PM

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Television Games Network has reached an agreement with DirecTV for expanded distribution on the satellite television provider, according to the company. John Hindman, TVG's vice president, said the expansion will increase the network's availability from 1.8 million homes to 8omillion homes by shifting the station to a different subscriber package, and said the agreement is "very long-term." . . . The Barretts May 2-year-old sale on May 15 in Pomona, Calif., will be shown live on HorseRacing TV, starting at 10:30 a.m. Pacific. The catalog includes 406 juveniles who will be auctioned at the Barretts facility at Fairplex, with under-tack shows set for May 10 (Hip Nos. 1-203) and May 11 (Hip Nos. 204-406) at 10 a.m. . . . Trainer John Servis had the 1,000th victory of his career when Love for Pleasure ($7.80) won Tuesday's 10th race at Philadelphia Park.