In the market here they came for Georgian Bay (10/1 into 9/2) and Pedisnap (9/2 into 11/4 favourite) but they had to settle for second and sixth places respectively.
Touch Of Gold benefitted from a patient Leonard steer, coming through from the back in the straight to prevail by two lengths.
"She's been a bit unlucky all summer. Normally she would have been left off by now but she hadn't won and we knew there was a race in her so we said we'd chance her up here, so we're delighted - it's a long trip," said Kennedy.
"She'll probably come back up in a few weeks. She's very versatile as regards trip and ground and everything. She's a fun horse."