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Visitation Today For Horse Racing Icon

Posted at 5:18 AM, Sep 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-04 07:54:12-04

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18)– Hundreds are expected to pay their respects to horse racing icon John Asher on Tuesday.

Asher, who died last week after suffering a heart attack while on vacation with his family, was 62-years-old.

His visitation is from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. inside the Jockey Club Suites at Churchill Downs.

Before visitation begins, Asher’s body will make the historic one and a quarter mile around the track.

Asher’s funeral will be Wednesday afternoon at the Cathedral of the Assumption.