About Us

Decamond Racing is an international thoroughbred racing and breeding operation, active in Europe and the Middle East. 



Hamid, the founder of Decamond Racing, is an architectural academic at the University of Liverpool who breeds and races thoroughbred horses and owns stallions in Europe and Iran. He is primarily interested in identifying stallions, broodmares, and racehorses with the potential of shaping new markets and making names for themselves in the future. Being an architecture researcher and teacher, Hamid has a keen interest in equine architecture and racecourse design as well as in the manners in which innovation and technology can contribute to various sectors of the industry.


Danial Jabari, the co-founder of Decamond Racing, is active in the racing and breeding of thoroughbred and Arabian horses in Iran and Europe. Danial is an architect and serves as the deputy director of the Racing Authority in Iran. In 2014, Danial founded Daniel Stud and with the establishment of Decamond he pursues his activities regarding thoroughbred racing and breeding at Decamond Racing.


Federico Barberini has a great eye for a horse and is one of the most reputable Bloodstock agents and racing managers in the industry. Fed has a proven track record in sourcing winners of important Gr. 1 races such as Gr.1 Middle Park Stakes, Gr.1 July Cup, Gr.1 Matron Stakes, Gr.1 Prix Morny, Gr.1 Ascot Gold Cup, Gr.1 Haydock Sprint, Gr.1 Dubai Duty-Free, Gr.1 Prix De La Foret for as little as $8,000, 20,000gns, $11,000, €35,000, $14,000. Through his wide range of international contacts, experience, and expert eye, he helps us with pedigree analysis, market analysis, and sourcing and purchasing stock.


A lawyer by trade, Annette Johansson hails from a strong racing background and gained her strong horsemanship skills during her time at trotter breeding and racing. She is the founder of Scandinavian Racehorses and the director of Hallestorp Farm where GENIALE stands. Annette manages our broodmares, youngstock and racehorses in Sweden and supports us to breed and race in Scandinavia. With the incredible network of contacts, she has in the Nordics as well as with her patience and welcoming attitude, she provides you with the best introduction to “Scandinavian racing”.


Volker Linde is the owner and manager of Vollblutgestüt Lindenhof located in Northern Germany, Hamburg and has over 40 years of experience in all aspects of the industry. Volker is one of the most experienced and respectable breeders and racing figures in Germany. For many years, he has been on the directorial board of Hamburg Racing Club (Hamburger Renn-Club) and the organizing team of the most important race in Germany, the German Derby. He has bred several Group winners including the dual International Gr1 winner in both hemispheres, IVANHOWE (GER). Volker stands RED JAZZ at Vollblutgestüt Lindenhof and enjoys a direct involvement in the daily routine of stallions, their feeding, their daily exercises, etc.


Nicolo, together with his wife Vita, is the owner and manager of Haras d'Annebault, a premium equine facility in the heart of the glorious setting of Normandy. Nicolo has been involved in the management of several prominent stallions functioning in both hemispheres such as Reliable Man and Orpen. He breeds a large number of foals and yearlings every year and is an active consignor in Arqana, BBAG and other major European sales. Alongside his other stallions, Nicolo stands Hot Streak for us at Haras d'Annebault.