What: The hearse transporting the late John Asher to Churchill Downs for Tuesday’s visitation will arrive at Churchill Downs at approximately 9 a.m. It will arrive at the Stable Gate, then proceed to the main track where it will be escorted by Churchill Downs’ outriders to make a 1 ¼-mile trip around the historic oval. In the stretch and nearing the finish line, Churchill Downs’ bugler Steve Buttleman will perform a version of “My Old Kentucky Home.”

When: Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 8:30 a.m. EDT

Where: Churchill Downs Racetrack, 700 Central Ave., Louisville, Ky. 40208. Please meet in the Executive Gate (former Gate 1) lobby. We will escort media to the Stakes Room balcony on the fourth floor of the Clubhouse to facilitate coverage.

Contacts: Darren Rogers at (502) 636-4461 or (502) 345-1030 or Darren.Rogers@KyDerby.com or Kevin Kerstein at (502) 635-4712 or (610) 420-6971 or Kevin.Kerstein@KyDerby.com.

JOHN ASHER VISITATION MEDIA COVERAGE

What: A public visitation for John Asher will take place Tuesday at Churchill Downs’ Triple Crown Room in the Jockey Club Suites from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The family has asked that media coverage inside the Triple Crown Room be limited to the 2-2:30 p.m. We thank you in advance for respecting their wishes.

When: Tuesday, Sept. 4 at 2-2:30 p.m. EDT

Where: Churchill Downs Racetrack, 700 Central Ave., Louisville, Ky. 40208. Please proceed to the fourth floor of the Jockey Club Suites and wait in the lobby area just outside the elevator on the fourth floor. We will escort media to the Triple Crown Room to facilitate coverage.

Contacts: Darren Rogers at (502) 636-4461 or (502) 345-1030 or Darren.Rogers@KyDerby.com or Kevin Kerstein at (502) 635-4712 or (610) 420-6971 or Kevin.Kerstein@KyDerby.com.

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