Trainer Owen Burrows insists that Talaayeb may have to miss the Japan Racing Association Sceptre Stakes at Doncaster.
After winning her only race of 2016, the three-year-old return to action in May and finished fourth at Newmarket in the 1000 Guineas.
She then finished seventh at Newbury in June after being upped in trip in a Listed race.
Talaayeb showed her potential by winning the Group Three City Of York Stakes at the Ebor meeting last month but Burrows admits the ground is a cause for concern this week.
He said: "There's no point risking her on soft in a Group Three, I think the ground is pretty key to her.
"We've been umming and ahhing about what to do with her. She's in the Sun Chariot and we may look at the Challenge Stakes over seven furlongs at Newmarket in October, but we're in the lap of the gods as to whether she gets her conditions.
"She clearly didn't stay 10 furlongs at Newbury and with the speed she showed last time at York, we'd be keen to stick around seven (furlongs)."
Article Posted on Monday 11th September 2017 @ 16.13
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