07/14/2003 12:00AM

Europe: Vintage Tipple upsets Irish Oaks


Vintage Tipple posted a 12-1 upset over a strong field of 3-year-old fillies in the Group 1 Irish Oaks at The Curragh, defeating the 33-1 L'Ancresse by 1 1/2 lengths. Will Farish's English Oaks winner, Casual Look, finished third with the 3-1 favorite and English Oaks runner-up Yesterday fourth.

* At Deauville, Domedriver failed for the third time since his Breeders' Cup Mile victory last October, finishing fifth behind Special Kaldoun in the one-mile Group 3 Prix Messidor.